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Response to Pisces (Reply #52)

Wed Jul 11, 2012, 05:12 AM

70. Just going to say the same thing.

I love the show but the two female leads are *so* irritating. They're like a throwback to lazy 1980s writing where you had a perfect, gorgeous, brilliant woman but you have to give her a flaw so you make her "clumsy" or "neurotic". Any woman (hell any person) in a real work environment who behaved even a fraction as unprofessionally as those two would be fired in a heartbeat.

I also think hiring the supermodel economist completely undermines the premise of News Night 2.0 where the only consideration should be facts, not sensationalism. Mackenzie basically admits that there are brighter economists (although she's "qualified") but she's not considering them because they're too ugly.

Anyway, yeah. It has all the makings of another West Wing but they need to seriously retool the female characters.

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