The Regime Recap: Country Medicine


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The Regime The Founding Season 1 Episode 2 Editor’s Rating 3 stars * * * « Previous Next « Previous Episode Next Episode » Photo: Photograph by Miya Mizuno/HBO Compare these two monologues from Elena Vernham, chancellor of Central Europe’s premier source of cobalt and sugar beets. The first comes at the beginning of this second episode, as she marvels over “the art of country medicine”: “My loves. I was once tired, lethargic, weighed down by the stresses of modern life. Until I unlocked the ancient power of the potato. And now, thanks to the healing properties of potato steam...