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'Billions' and 'The Good Fight' tackle Trump era in contrasting ways

(CNN)Situated in worlds of politics and privilege, power and corruption, "Billions" and "The Good Fight" each play to top-of-mind liberal concerns in the Trump era. Yet the Showtime series feels more compelling by tangentially making its case, whereas the CBS All Access drama loses something by leaning directly into an anti-Trump stance, to the point of bashing the viewer over the head with it."Billions" is embarking on its fourth season, while "The Good Wife" spinoff begins its third. In essence, the "Billions" finale shuffled the show's structure and loyalties, creating parallel battles for power while turning one-time adversaries Bobby "Axe" Axelrod (Damian Lewis), the billionaire hedge fund manager, and former U.S. attorney Chuck Rhoad ...