Mrs. Landingham: God doesn’t make cars crash and you know it. Stop using me as an excuse.
Bartlet: Give me numbers.
Mrs. Landingham: I don’t know numbers. You give them to me.
Bartlet: How about a child born in this minute has a one in five chance of being born into poverty.
Mrs. Landingham: How many Americans don’t have health insurance?
Bartlet: Forty-four million.
Mrs. Landingham: What’s the number one cause of death for black men under thirty-five?
Mrs. Landingham: How many Americans are behind bars?
Bartlet: Three million.
Mrs. Landingham: How many Americans are drug addicts?
Bartlet: Five million.
Mrs. Landingham: And one in five kids in poverty?
Bartlet: That’s thirteen million American children. Three and a half million kids go to schools that are literally falling apart. We need a hundred and twenty-seven billion in school construction and we need it today.
Mrs. Landingham: To say nothing of fifty-three people trapped in an embassy.
Mrs. Landingham: You know, if you don’t want to run again, I respect that. But if you don’t run because you think it’s gonna be too hard or you think you’re gonna lose, well, God, Jed, I don’t even want to know you.