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Old May 14 2013, 09:08 PM   #145
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Re: Mad Men season 6 (spoilers)

billcosby wrote: View Post
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Don has serious, level-headed competition from within that he can't just dismiss or leave in a cab.
I like the way you phrased that. Does anyone remember last week's episode when Don and Ted were drunk and Don proposed the merger and then says, "Hey lieutenant... wanna get into some trouble?" Isn't that exactly what the young solider says to him in Hawaii in the premiere?
It was, and it also points to Don's insecurity because he wasn't a real lieutenant, but a fraud. A fraud because he couldn't handle the situation he was in and bailed. It has to cross his mind when he comes across successful rivals who, as far as he knows, did things the honest way.
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