Commentary: Outrage over SNL ‘Heroin A.M.’ skit misses the point
Editor's note: Ford Vox is a physician specializing in rehabilitation medicine and a journalist. He is a medical analyst for NPR station WABE-FM 90.1 in Atlanta. He writes frequently for CNN Opinion. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN) -- We know Julia Louis-Dreyfus for a particular kind of biting comedy, a realistic absurdism that makes us cringe while we watch. In her HBO hit show, "Veep," the portrayal of craven politicians and cynical staffers comes with a torrential undercurrent of truth.