It's Called "Scandal" For A Reason


People complain about the mores of the characters in Scandal. They're not real. But reality shows?

I love ABC’s new hit show, Scandal. It’s my Thursday night guilty pleasure, inspired by the life of Judy A. Smith, a phenom in crisis management and a former special assistant and deputy press secretary to President George H. W. Bush. Among her famous clients are Monica Lewinksy, Michael Vick, and Larry Craig. I don’t think Smith takes easy cases. Here’s why I am impressed with the show:

It is based on a real woman who is a badass in the best of ways. Confident, talented, smart, takes-no-prisoners, and doesn’t dumb down her good looks. We don’t see nearly enough women like this on television. Read more…