February 28, 2010 - 10:15pm
Demonstrating how Hollywood writers aren't reticent about inserting
gratuitous political points into prime time dramas, on last Sunday
night's (February 21) episode of ABC's Brothers and Sisters
, "Nora Walker
played by liberal actress Sally Field, walked into her kitchen during a
kick-off party for her daughter's Republican senatorial campaign, and
complained to another daughter, a son and his husband:
I can't believe the three of you are in here drinking while the GOP is out there denying global warming.
The far-fetched current storyline has "Kitty Walker
played by Calista Flockhart, weeks after a battle with cancer and
adopting a baby, running for the U.S. Senate as a Republican from
California to replace her husband, "Senator Robert McCallister
," played by Rob Lowe, who is stepping down after a heart attack.