The new season continues through new experiences, as the wise McAfee operation reveals a secret of a good, different explosive. Now, Payton's interconnected affairs may turn out to be fruitful and different results while Georgina's connection to Tino proves a huge problem, and on election day, the mother and daughter argue over whether Payton or Didi was the option he was looking for.
The gloss of The Politician may not compensate for its overall shallowness or the messy pointlessness of its plot, but it does remind us of celebrity's power to persuade us to make foolish decisions, including with our time.
I didn't hate it, but I didn't like it, either. It's like most of Ryan Murphy's projects: A lot of insanely fun ingredients (Judith Light! Bette Middler! Zoey Deutch!), but there's always too much sugar and never enough flour and eggs.