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What TV Can Tell Us About How the Trump Show Ends

1 month ago   |   By Real Clear Politics

More than reality TV, the Trump presidency resembled an antihero drama. Here's what we might expect next.
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What TV Can Tell Us About How the Trump Show Ends

What TV Can Tell Us About How the Trump Show Ends

1 month ago   |   By Politico

For years, struggling with how to think about this crazy presidency, people have compared the Donald Trump administration to reality TV. The tropes showed up daily: the shameless overstatement, the manufactured conflict, the need for a winner and loser at the end of every news cycle. Trump was already a reality TV star, which meant he knew the tricks. And of course, this all was actually real life.
It's true that the Trump show has been a lot like television. But as an overall arc, these past five years were less like a reality show than a different genre entirely: a prestige cable drama...
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