In a Hole

From my favorite episode of West Wing:

Leo McGarry: [after Josh finishes an intensive therapy session set up by Leo with a trauma therapist, Josh walks past Leo in a nearby hallway of the White House] How’d it go? 
Josh Lyman: Did you wait around for me? 
Leo McGarry: How’d it go? 
Josh Lyman: He thinks I may have an eating disorder… 
Leo McGarry: [bemused] Josh… 
Josh Lyman: …and a fear of rectangles. That’s not weird, is it? 
[pause]
Josh Lyman: I didn’t cut my hand on a glass. I broke a window in my apartment. 
Leo McGarry: This guy’s walking down a street when he falls in a hole. The walls are so steep, he can’t get out. A doctor passes by, and the guy shouts up, “Hey you, can you help me out?” The doctor writes a prescription, throws it down in the hole and moves on. Then a priest comes along, and the guy shouts up “Father, I’m down in this hole, can you help me out?” The priest writes out a prayer, throws it down in the hole and moves on. Then a friend walks by. “Hey Joe, it’s me, can you help me out?” And the friend jumps in the hole. Our guy says, “Are you stupid? Now we’re both down here.” The friend says, “Yeah, but I’ve been down here before, and I know the way out.” 
[pause]
Leo McGarry: Long as I got a job, you got a job, you understand?

I’m shouting up at friends today.

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