April 19, 2018
Yes, it’s happening again for the third time this week: ABC’s Designated Survivor joined the growing number of shows focusing on ousting a president from office. Ladies and gentlemen, I think we have a trend.
The April 18 episode “Kirkman Agonistes” follows the public leak of audio notes from President Tom Kirkman’s (Kiefer Sutherland) private therapy sessions after the death of his wife. Because of the leaks, the press and even D.C. bureaucrats begin questioning Kirkman’s fitness to lead the nation.
Even though the therapist’s tapes are months old and not reflective of Kirkman’s abilities as President, his cabinet and Vice President Darby quickly move to assert the 25th Amendment:
This article was posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 5:38 am