"Republicans have tried to turn 'liberal' into a bad word," said Santos.
"Well, liberals ended slavery in this country."
"A Republican president ended slavery," Vinick retorted.
"Yes, a LIBERAL Republican, senator. What happened to THEM?"
The free fall of the writing quality continues with this heavy-handed scripting, despite the appearance of Tommy Schlamme's name in the credits. Nevertheless, I will continue to watch this gawker slow-down through to the end of the season. After that I'll stick to the DVDs from the seasons when creator Aaron Sorkin was still involved.
This explains the shark reference.