Veep Recap: The Haircut


Presidential debates always make me uncomfortable. It feels like such an arbitrary way to figure out who our leader should be, kind of the electoral equivalent of an SAT. What does it measure, really? In real life, the president would never be forced to come up with a solution to a serious problem using nothing but his or her memory, with two minutes on the clock, under stage lights, surrounded by people hoping he or she screws up. POTUS has a fleet of people at his disposal, intel on intel, all the advisors. The only thing debates ever seem to do is make people sweat profusely and give candidates room to say dumb, embarrassing things, or set themselves up to be judged based on ridiculous metrics, like height, posture, or twitches.  Read More...


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