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Scott D. Pierce: Obama’s TV choices are cause for concern


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Or maybe "Scandal," which operates in a completely different universe. Wouldn’t you love to watch the real president watch President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) when a Supreme Court justice has him shot? When Grant smothers that justice in return? When Grant’s vice president stabs her unfaithful, gay husband to death in the Naval Observatory and the White House chief of staff covers it up?

It’s hilarious, escapist TV that has nothing to do with reality.

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Scott D. Pierce covers television for The Salt Lake Tribune. Email him at spierce@sltrib.com; follow him on Twitter @ScottDPierce.




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