I didn't know that the inspiration of Josh Lyman was Rahm Emanuel.
So to business: Team Obama
By Edward Luce (FT)
Published: November 7 2008 19:27
Inspiration for the hyperactive and verbally dextrous Josh Lyman from The West Wing television drama series, Mr Emanuel – or “Rahmbo” as he is known on Capitol Hill – was the first appointee to Mr Obama’s administration. Described by friend and foe alike as a ferociously single-minded operator, his appointment may well also prove to be the most important.