TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Drama
The schemes of a ruthlessly ambitious British politician who will stop at nothing to get to the top.
Francis Urquhart's catchphrase "You might very well think that; but I couldn't possibly comment" (meaning "Yes, but I'll deny everything if challenged") has become part of the English political language. "Urquhart's Avoidance" is as widely known as real-life political euphemisms such as "he wants to spend more time with his family" ("he's been sacked or resigned in disgrace") and "he's been economical with the truth" ("he's told blatant lies to save his own skin").
Damn good story, wrong damn paper, who do you think we are, the Statesman?
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