Enjoying a political drama on television

Published 7:00 am Thursday, March 3, 2016

While I don’t have a high regard for most political dramas, I do enjoy watching Netflix’s original television series, House of Cards.
Season four will begin streaming Friday and my husband and I are really looking forward to it.
The show is centered on Congressman Frank Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey, and his wife Claire, played by Robin Wright.
If you are familiar with the show, you know that the couple will do anything, no matter how brutal, to ensure Frank holds onto his position.
I won’t give away spoilers, but Spacey’s monologues, the show’s fast-paced script and supporting cast are well worth viewing.
While I know the show is fictional, I, and my conspiracy theorist of a husband, always wonder if politicians can be just as brutal as Underwood.
There are also many behind-the-scenes deals made on the show with regards to legislation, party nominations and other political agendas.
The new season will air right before Mississippi’s primary election on March 8.
This year, we can voice our opinion on who we think will do the best job as the leader of this nation.
While I try to keep up with all the latest election news, I still haven’t found a candidate believe can get the job done properly.
I don’t like to associate myself with any party because I vote for the person, not their political affiliation. I’m sure many people, once hearing a few of my opinions, would be quick to classify me as one or the other. But, personally, I don’t want to be labeled.
Admittedly, I’ve never been a politically motivated person. I don’t engage in discussions on most topics, but I still try to remain informed.
I hope you are all planning to vote in Tuesday’s primary. I feel this year’s election will be an interesting one.

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