The West Wing won a George Foster Peabody award last week, but how close is it to reality? For one, it seems to undersell the qualifications of the President's personal aide. Here's a comparison of the real and fictive right-hand lads:
EDUCATION B.A. in public finance
QUALIFICATIONS Four years in travel and press offices
FAVOURITE PRESIDENTIAL PERK Cool business cards
MOST SURPRISED THAT THE PRESIDENT... Can do N.Y. Times crossword in 10 min.
MAKES SURE THE PREZ DOESN'T EAT... Chocolate (allergies)
TO LET THE PRESIDENT KNOW ITS TIME TO GO... Taps Prez's shoulder
WORDS MOST OFTEN USED WITH THE...