The Cast Of 'The West Wing' Just Made One Of The Best Campaign Ads Ever. Have You Seen It Yet?

Every poli-sci nerd's dream just came true: "The West Wing" is BACK. Sort of.

The Cast Of 'The West Wing' Just Made One Of The Best Campaign Ads Ever. Have You Seen It Yet?

The cast of the hit drama reunited to shoot a campaign commercial for University of Michigan law professor and Michigan State Supreme Court candidate Bridget Mary McCormack, who landed the endorsement of President Bartlett and company through her sister Mary McCormack (deputy national security adviser Kate Harper in the show's later seasons). In true "West Wing" fashion, the ad also manages to work in a bi-partisan message about voter participation and generally avoids the kind of sensationalist horrors that have plagued most of the campaign ads of the 2012 election season in favor of a more positive message. Enjoy.


Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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