The intern assembly line:

(That’s where interns assemble things, not where interns are assembled.)

Greg: So when the capital gains tax was blah blah blah and private annuity trust blah blah blah 1031 loophole is . . . the preferential rate of blah blah blah as in paragraph 1(h) blah blah blah . . . not sure I accept Friedman’s analysis of blah blah blah as compared to Keynes, but he was very incisive on the subject of blah blah blah . . .

Sparrow: Bleah. Dinner tonight is going to taste like adhesive, I can tell.

Greg: Do you want to switch places? You can have a break from licking, and I can have a break from talking . . .

Sparrow: Do I ever!

So the whole characterization of movie!Faramir was blah blah blah . . . and the changes in Éowyn are easier to overlook, but pretty major when you take into account blah blah blah . . . rings true as an analogue for Tolkien’s wartime experience of blah blah blah . . .

Greg: So, um . . . how did you get into politics? And did it have anything to do with The West Wing?

Sparrow: Only a little. I think it was mostly Mom drilling into my head how unfair it is not to be legally treated like a human being. Or a non-human Being, for that matter.