You know, just because Warren Harding is elected president doesn’t mean we have to rush headlong toward the climax of Boardwalk Empire‘s season one. I mean, Harding’s not exactly checking his watch, waiting for us in the lobby of the Ritz-Carlton. Take it easy, guys! You rammed a lot of things into this episode which didn’t have the requisite buildup time throughout the season. Okay, Arnold Rothstein and Nucky bury the hatchet, and those hard feelings have been simmering all season long, but a lot of this other stuff? Come on!
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