Penn had made a hard decision: He was leaving House, a job he loved, to go to the White House as the new associate director of the Office of Public Liaison.
He was going to leave Hollywood for a midlevel public servant's job? Really?
His parents, he said, weren't so surprised. They had watched him deeply immerse himself in the Obama campaign and suspected he might make the switch to politics at some point.
A couple of years in D.C. might be the right prescription to cure him of Potomac Fever. And then, maybe we'll get Harold and Kumar Go To Washington. After all, he'll have done all the research.