Originally Posted by Don Zeko
I don't agree with this take on the show, but I there's definitely stuff in there to support this reading, which is of course why Harkin's problem with the show is so strange. Sheeeiiit, could Karl Rove have written a more unsympathetic picture of an urban Democratic politician than Clay Davis?
Indeed, even Tommy Carcetti, the Liberal White Knight who comes in at the end, is shown to be a craven two faced liar. Not only is the portrayal of law and order versus criminality excellent; the display of machine, one party politics is also very good.