… in our current divided, uncertain times, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ — specifically, the most recent seasons — stands out as a modern utopia, prioritizing relationships over wealth, acceptance over hatred, and leisure and social time over an obsession with work.
Once again, Stephen says what most of us are thinking. It used to be hard to separate respect for the office with disdain for the office-holder — at least it was for me. Not anymore. He’s just a nameplate on the door.
“It would be hard for me to be properly respectful of the office because I think that he is so disrespectful of the office that it’s very hard to perceive him as I would want to perceive a president in terms of their status and the dignity and their representation of the United States.”