An American web television series “The Politician” created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan premiered on Netflix on September 27, 2019. The audience will witness some power-packed performances by Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, David Corenswet, Benjamin Barrett and many more.
The story revolves around the main character Payton Hobart, played by Ben Platt. According to the creators, the series is not only for political lovers but for anyone who loves Drama, Politics, Emotions, and value present political scenarios — someone who is aware of current themes.
The show looks rich and urban. The main character, Payton, knows that one day he will become the president of the great nation even when he was seven years old. His vision for the path to the White House is clear to him, and he works hard to achieve it. From his High school days till Harvard College, he has only one goal in my mind.
But due to the turns and twists in the story, Payton’s life does get complicated.
His mother and his girlfriend play a major role in shaping his career and life. The show is full of emotions and surprises. The show also deals with current problems faced by our society and young minds. Issues like gun violence, clinical depression, sexual fluidity, gender nonconformity, midlife crisis, addiction, faithfulness, and political apathy, etc. are dealt with a lot of seriousness and sensitivity.
The show do tries to bring out the melodrama, scheming and plotting which is relatable to any office politics. Yes, they are some soaring points. But we do hope that upcoming episodes keeps everyone’s interest alive and doesn’t fade away without creating an impact.