Just don’t kill our fish.
“Look at you. You’re a boy king. You’re a foot smarter than the smartest kid in the class. You’re blessed with inspiration. You must know this by now. You must have sensed it. Look, if you think we’re wrong—if you think Mr. Hopkins should honestly get paid more than Mrs. Chadwick, then I respect that. But if you think we’re right and you won’t speak up because you can’t be bothered, then God, Jed, I don’t even want to know you.”
This scene would have been a lot better if a Georgia delegate had ever uttered these words, or if any delegate from any state ever uttered these words.
In fact, there is no evidence of any discussion regarding the implicit or explicit importance of privacy - the topic this scene discusses - at any point during the Constitutional Convention.
Sorkin: Good on dialogue; not that good on facts.
30 Day TV Challenge - Day 13 - Best Verbal Fight: CJ Cregg & Josh Lyman from The West Wing
Wasn’t too hard to decide on using an Aaron Sorkin written verbal fight. The difficulty came in picking which fight. I went with this early one from The West Wing because the absurdity of it. CJ and Josh are highly intelligent, high-ranking government workers in the White House. And here they are getting into a name calling shouting match. To their credit, the name calling is sophisticated.