and wow!
Some HBO series take a while to grow on me... like Boardwalk Empire. Not Newsroom.. this was a rollicking, kick-ass 1st episode. Damn.
75 minutes that any other show would have taken 2 hours to tell.....

"If it turns out that President Barack Obama can make a deal with the most intransigent, hard-line, unreasonable, totalitarian mullahs in the world but not with Republicans? Maybe he’s not the problem."