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15 Behind-The-Scenes Photos From "The West Wing" That Will Reaffirm Your Faith In The Government

Except in this case the government is run by Charlie Sheen’s dad and Aaron Sorkin.

1. In Aaron Sorkin’s world, this is the president.

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2. And this is his Deputy Chief of Staff.

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3. Notice something odd about the government in Sorkin’s world?

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4. They always worked together.

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5. Because The West Wing world was the best.

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6. And President Bartlet always knew what to do.

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7. And his right hand men (and women) did too.

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8. Even Big Bird loved Sorkin’s White House.

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9. Same with Jon Bon Jovi.

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10. Look at them working it all out.

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11. Communication is key, you know.

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12. As is taking time to reflect.

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13. Just don’t lose sight of the importance of togetherness.

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14. Boo Santos.

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15. Bartlet for president!

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