FOUR CORNERS: AMERICA’S BROKEN DREAMS REVENGE
If you were ever in any doubt Australia largely escaped the GFC, the return of for 2013 demonstrates just how hard America was hit by the financial crisis. A new tier of society is emerging, the half- homeless, and their stories are heartbreaking. Only a couple of years ago, many middleclass workers had homes and good jobs. They now live in hotels, sometimes eight family members to one room, and desperately try to find work. Others sleep in their cars and drive around all day with their children, looking for employment.
Being just about blown- up in last season’s cliffhanger hanger plane explosion hasn’t slowed Victoria ( Madeleine Stowe) owe) down a jot. Nobody puts Queen Victoria in the corner. Tonight, ght, the supreme schemer opts for fight rather than flight, and isn’t n’t shy about enlisting two sworn enemies, Emily ( Emily VanCamp, Camp, right) and Conrad ( Henry Czerny) to help as she regathers athers her strength. Her phoenix- like rise also affords her the best line of the episode: ‘ Hit me. This is your one and d only shot, so do it like a man, if that’s even possible.’