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Oregonlive.com: 'The Good Wife': Clatsop County D.A. Josh Marquis and Portland Commissioner Steve Novick weigh in

April 1, 2014 | Oregonlive.com-- The CBS drama "The Good Wife" has been the subject of all sorts of conversation, media analysis and speculation about how the show will fare now that one of its major characters, lawyer Will Gardner (Josh Charles), has been killed.

Ratings are up, and everybody who watches the show seems to have an opinion about these recent developments.

And that everybody includes two Oregonians better-known as elected officials than as TV pundits, Josh Marquis, Clatsop County District Attorney; and Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick.

Marquis, who's no stranger to keeping a skeptical eye on TV shows and pop culture having to do with crime and law enforcement, sent an email about the recent events on "The Good Wife." Marquis was not impressed.

Here's an excerpt from Marquis' email:

"What drives me CRAZY about TGW is the way it is what I call a 'Where's Waldo' of serious ethical violations...and I mean things that would be long-term suspension, disbarment or indictment. And I don't just mean their hot but sleazy investigators but the principals, including the obvious star/big draw Julianna Marguiles. If lawyers were READ FULL ARTICLE