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“Science is Science to Everybody”

This sage observation by my boo Toby Ziegler is taken from episode 1.20 of The West Wing, in a scene that concerns whether a ruling by the American Medical Association should be used as the basis for drug enforcement legislation. The full text of the scene can be found here, a little less than half way down the page, in case you have nothing better to do with your day than read teleplays of The West Wing. I actually laughed out loud when I heard this line, but not because of my partiality to the witty rhythms of Sorkinese, or even because Toby’s characteristically Jewish disgruntlement about all things always makes me swoon.

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