The pitch to the RNC requires one last push to drive ratings up: Lisa knew Casey Anthony in high school, so Jim and Maggie visit her at work to beg her to appear on the show. The day of the pitch arrives: Will takes the team of Republican presidential hopefuls through a mock debate. Will asks his psychiatrist why he can't forgive Mackenzie; she hits some emotional high notes about both the Anthony coverage and Brian's presence in the newsroom. Flowers are in Will's office; how they got there prompts Mackenzie to tell Jim to gather his rosebuds. Neal, with Sloan's help, hatches a new plan to get his troll license. There's danger in both Jim and Neal's actions.
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John Gallagher, Jr's character, Jim Harper, tells the woman in the boutique that her dress "screams Tonys." Gallagher won a Tony award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical in 2007 for the musical Spring Awakening in his role as Moritz. See more
A popular discussion at the moment there's recent article projecting U.S. credit rating fallout as a result of the debt ceiling standoff.
Yes, I heard that on the news. No wait... I didn't. I heard about Casey Anthony instead.
Well that's where I jumped in. I said, "If I can balance my checkbook, why can't the government balance its budget?"
Mary mother of God am I sick of that insane analogy. Balancing your checkbook is to balancing the budget as driving to the supermarket is to landing on the...
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