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Remembering the Show With the Highest Pretension-to-Achievement Ratio in History

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You have perhaps seen this make the rounds on the Twitter dot come website, but given my interests in the matter I am compelled to share this:

Rank misogyny! Overacting! Self-aggrandizing men with no discernible basis for being self-aggrandizing! Badly written didacticism! Did I mention the misogyny? It really is the show in a nutshell.

But as djw has pointed out, the show announced that it would be dreadful in the first episode, in which the Great Man Just Ask Him is given a silly straw question and response with a lengthy monologue — replete with lots of memorized factoids, because all of the dialogue in the show is a dumb person’s idea of how smart people SPEAK TRUTH TO STUPID — whose theme is literally “Make America Great Again.” And now, the punchline:

They just don’t make prestige TV this bad anymore.

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