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‘The Good Fight’ Advocates ‘Shameless’ Impeachment of Trump Through False Accusations

Posted on 15 April 2018

<p>No show suffers from Trump Derangement Syndrome more than CBS’s <em>The Good Fight</em>. In addition to the episode titles, which are simply the number of days President Trump has been in office, almost every episode features a fake, absurd news segment on the President. In Sunday’s episode, “Day 450,” the Democratic National Committee interviews ten law firms with the goal of finding the best strategy to impeach Trump when the Democrats win both the House and Senate in November. The solution our righteous main characters come up with? Lie. Democratic National Committee consultant Ruth Eastman (Margo Martindale) poses the question “If Mueller doesn’t come in with a definitive result, what case should we prosecute, and why?” Liz Reddick (Audra McDonald) suggests leveling numerous false accusations against the President, including that he raped a 15-year old Miss Teen USA contestant, that he had a three-some with two porn stars and paid them off, and that he made lewd remarks about an African-American contestant while he was on <em>The Apprentice</em>. Although it is clear that even in the fictional world of <em>The Good Fight </em>none of these accusations are true, Liz decides the truth is irrelevant.</p>