You probably know actor Tony Hale from his memorable role as Buster Bluth on Arrested Development. Now he's starring—alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Reid Scott—in the new HBO series Veep, a comedy about life in the office of the (fictional) U.S. vice president.
Below, Hale shares five observations he made about politics while working on the show. Veep premieres this Sunday, April 22, on HBO.
—Justine Goodman, associate editor at Details.com
5 Observations I Made About Politics From Working on Veep, by Tony Hale
1. Not unlike high school, the closer you are to the popular kids, the more powerful you feel.
2. The only bipartisan place in D.C. is Brooks Brothers.
3. In a desperate attempt to sound smart, everyone is cutting and pasting off Wikipedia.
4. If a D.C. event doesn't have crab cakes, it's low-rent and you need to flee.
5. We get you're important, but long motorcades piss everyone off.