My friend Lizzie O’Leary, a reporter from Bloomberg, emails this Echo of Sorkin from the Obama speech:
A line you will hear from Barack Obama tonight: “It’s not because John McCain doesn’t care. It’s because John McCain doesn’t get it.”
Now this line from the American President, a movie by the greatest dramatist of presidential politics, Aaron Sorkin: “Bob’s problem isn’t that he doesn’t get it. Bob’s problem is that he can’t sell it.”
The skeptics will say it’s a coincidence. But the Sorkin lovers know the truth.