An Open Letter to the Supergirl show, following an electoral calamity
Dear Creators & Cast of Supergirl,
Crappy week. The day after an election outcome that was a shattering disappointment not just to my hopes for the future of this country, but to my belief in a fundamental American decency, I sought a brief escape by catching up with your latest episode (Season 2, ep. 5, “Crossfire”).
As usual, the episode features the relentlessly sunny Kara/Supergirl flying around thinking the best of people, doing the right thing because the right thing needs doing, and arguing with/about space aliens. But against a dark shift in American...