Hail to the chief, he’s the chief and he needs hailing. Last night, Blair Underwood entered the hallowed pantheon of TV commanders in chief, but his President Martinez has a lot of work to do on The Event if he wants to truly be one of the greats. Is he as smart and funny as Josiah “Jed” Bartlet? As committed and ethical as Laura Roslin? As independent and determined as Mackenzie Allen? David Palmer’s the quintessential decider; Allison Taylor the secretly pragmatic idealist. And then there’s the weasely Charles Logan — maybe not a great leader, but oh what a TV character.
So here it is, PopWatchers: Election day! Who is the greatest TV president?