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The Frothy, Frustrating Cynicism of Ryan Murphy’s “The Politician”

The famed auteur’s new Netflix show is not nearly as clever or insightful as it seems to think.

Credit: Netflix Studios

It’s no secret that I’m a defender of Ryan Murphy. Though it’s very common among the culture commentariat to lambaste every new production that he puts into the world, I’ve always thought he…

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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

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Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly