When a straight-up retelling of actual events reads like over-the-top political satire, what is a parodist to do? Example:
Is that from the imagination of a cartoonist looking to lampoon? Or the field notes of a befuddled political scientist looking to make sense of 2017 USA? Are they different things, anymore?
Well, here comes another to try valiantly as it may. Veep is coming back for a sixth season. I can’t help thinking that losing the election and returning to civilian life was a great stopping point for the series, but somehow the show-runners failed to consult me. So now, into the maelstrom of absurdity that is our daily non-fake news… they toss another season of….
I hope it turns out well. I will be watching.