State of Play Review – Homeland Season 6: “Alt. Truth”

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The prospect of foiling the plot against the President-elect appears even bleaker as the CIA’s Dar Adal stymies our heroes at every turn. By the end of this episode, Saul’s planned meeting between President-elect Keane and Iran Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) chief Javadi backfires miserably, and Quinn is almost murdered by the mysterious stranger in the knit cap.

Dar never disappoints when the viewer wonders what new depths of depravity he can reach. To discredit the President-elect even more, Dar now conspires with right-wing TV host Brett O’Keefe. The Rush Limbaugh clone has now prepared a show featuring soldiers who served under Keane’s son and claim he was a coward in the battle in which he was killed—so much for respecting Gold Star mothers.

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