On my favorite show, The Good Wife, Judge Patrice Lessner — played by Saturday Night Live alum Ana Gasteyer — tends to rule against any attorney who fails to add “in my opinion” after making a point in her courtroom. It’s a handy phrase to keep in mind for anyone tempted to judge a celebrity for work she may or may not have had done on her face.
Anyone looking forward to scathing wit or incisive drama from a program touted as a "Limited Series Event" -- one rich with Oscar and Emmy winners in its pedigree, no less -- had better dial down their expectations before watching "Political Animals." However, this dishy, inside-the-Beltway USA summer soap with Sigourney Weaver as a Hillary Clintonesque former First Lady-turned-Secretary of State just might hook you in spite of its occasional attacks of cringe-worthy dialogue and other flaws. Premiering tonight, "Political Animals" has me hooked.
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