Give Me a Theory: How Did The West Wing Break Liberals’ Understanding of Politics?

Holly Wood
Feb 25 · 1 min read

The fatal flaw of thoughtleadership is that it’s a one-way, top-down dispensary of opinion.

That’s why I prefer to call it thinkshitting than thoughtleading.

That’s why instead of writing a blog entry about why I think The West Wing broke liberals’ brains and warped forever their conception of political theatre, I wanted to ask a shit ton of other people all at once what they think. Which is a thing I can do at any time because of nightmare circus box of the internet.

So I asked my twitter fellowship the following:

Here are some of their theories.

What do you think? Give me a theory as to how The West Wing broke liberals’ understanding of politics in the comment section below.

Holly Wood

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