Supergirl goes after POTUS in premiere
Media magnate Cat Grant has a new job!
The Girl of Steel has never been afraid to take a stand for what she believes in — and nor has Supergirl.
The third season premiere of The CW super series took a thinly veiled shot at President Donald Trump via Calista Flockhart’s media magnate Cat Grant, who was revealed to be the new press secretary for Earth-38’s President Marsdin (Lynda Carter).
The moment happens during a news briefing in which Cat is asked whether President Marsdin believes climate change is real. Here’s her response in full:
It’s certainly not the first time the show has tackled politics. Last season addressed topics like immigration and diversity with the very pointed alien amnesty act. And the show has also never shied away from commenting on real-life figures (See: The pilot episode’s Bill O’Reilly joke).
Supergirl airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on The CW. Read our postmortem about Lena Luthor’s big premiere power play here.