Tag: Gregg Henry

Surprise, Surprise: Shonda Rhimes’s ‘Scandal’ Lazily Paints Donald Trump as Sexist, Vulgar Xenophobe

Shonda Rhimes’s hit TV show Scandal often utilizes ripped-from-the-headlines storylines to propel its political drama. An episode earlier in this fifth season explored the undercover Planned Parenthood videos and featured a montage in which the show’s main character, Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), undergoes an abortion set to the hymn “Silent Night.”