'The West Wing' reunion shows us a world very, very far away

The reunion performance of 'The West Wing' will resonate with those who need a booster shot of nostalgia, who are looking to escape America's 2020 politics, not transform it, says Jeff Yang. He warns that by making a direct appeal to fans of...

'The West Wing' reunion shows us a world very, very far away
The reunion performance of 'The West Wing' will resonate with those who need a booster shot of nostalgia, who are looking to escape America's 2020 politics, not transform it, says Jeff Yang. He warns that by making a direct appeal to fans of an earlier (and fictional) presidential era, the actors and creators pulled an anodyne scrim across what's happening in today's White House.