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Netflix show calls ‘thoughtful, compassionate’ conservatives ‘unicorns’

The third season of “Designated Survivor” reportedly attacks conservatives, suggesting in one of its episodes that it was extremely rare to see a “thoughtful, compassionate conservative.”

The show, which has moved from ABC to Netflix, portrays the character Cornelius Moss, a Republican presidential candidate, as a sleazy politician who admits to adopting increasingly extreme views to fit what his voters allegedly want.

When President Tom Kirkman, played by actor Kiefer Sutherland, asks him why he wasn’t as “compassionate” of a conservative as he used to be, Moss indicates that’s not possible given his right-leaning base.

“How many of those unicorns have you seen lately?” he asks. “No sir, I shifted right when my constituents did.”

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