Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 1: "News Cycle" Quotes
Here's what I know already -- In this brave new world of scattered partisan media where unscrupulous outlets are desperate for any juicy news story and political plot twist that they can find, I believe I can chip away at Dalton's approval ratings quickly and efficiently.Senator Morejon
Russell: You throwing patriotic temper tantrums on live TV isn't doing you any favors.
Nadine: Neither is sitting there mute after she's been ambushed by someone pretending to represent legitimate journalism. Instead of throwing your own tantrum and blaming the victim for this latest tool of terrorism, why don't you grow a spine and do something about it?!
Well, here's the problem with our golden brain child, free speech -- which I love as much as the next guy. In the age of the internet, it means a lot of nut-jobs reach just as large an audience as the Secretary of State!Russell
Coffee, Russell? Or a sedative of some kind?Elizabeth
Elizabeth: What Senator Morejon is doing by legitimizing this baseless story is not just immoral and unethical. It undermines the stability of democratic government.
Host: That's an overstatement.
Elizabeth: Reliable information is the bedrock of any institution, be it science, government, or private enterprise. If citizens can't tell the difference between fact and fiction, then the project of civilization turns to dust.
I'm her cool uncle. We bitmoji.Will [about Allison]
Mom, we literally cannot finish the soundtrack to Hamilton before we get there.Allison [on the distance to her new school]
Wow. It's aggressive and at the same time a little petty. Works for me.Russell [about Elizabeth's plan]
Allison: You're going to UNGA too?
Stevie: Yes, in my capacity as the White House Chief of Staff's silent intern. Russell says that I'm not allowed to speak to anyone.
Elizabeth: Yeah, he says that to me a lot, too.
Ah, the familiar rustle of Capitalism at work.Jason [seeing the shopping bags]
Elizabeth: I love Bed Bath & Beyond.
Allison: Yes, you do.
Elizabeth: Because they have everything, they have things you didn't even know you wanted. That's where the "Beyond" part kicks in.