Toby Ziegler: Judge, due respect. Get your things and let’s go.
Judge Roberto Mendoza: [angrily] My kid was in the car, Toby. They patted me down and they handcuffed me in front of my nine-year-old boy. Then he and his mother got to see them put me in the squad car and drive away.
Toby Ziegler: He’s also seen you wearing a robe with a gavel in your hand.
Judge Roberto Mendoza: He doesn’t understand that. He doesn’t know what that is. He understands what the police are because he watches television. That’s what he’s gonna remember, his father being handcuffed. So America just got another pissed-off guy with dark skin.
The West Wing ; what’s next?
Mr. President, can you tell us right now if you’ll be seeking a second term?
"As does pertain to Bambi."
It’s always dangerous when Josh gets that look on his face.
Tommy Schlamme: (interrupting) I’m sorry, this is my favorite moment that Richard’s done in four years…
Aaron Sorkin: The shame he feels from being a powerful person right now.
Tommy Scchlamme: From an acting point of view I’m telling you, for people—that moment is so extraordinary. It’s an extraordinary piece of acting.
Alex Graves: And it’s all his.
-In Excelsis Deo Commentary