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Sunday, February 01, 2004


In a further example of the mixing of reality and television, the nonprofit advocacy group Families Against Mandatory Minimums leads the front of its web site with a piece about how its issue (and name) made it into the tv series West Wing. Now don't get me wrong, the tv show was good exposure, it just seems a bit strange.