Payton Hobart, a student from Santa Barbara, has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. With Ben Platt, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Julia Schlaepfer. The Politician's Chilling "River" Song Was Originally Recorded by Joni Mitchell McKenzie Jean-Philippe 9/27/2019 Indiana protester struck by vehicle at … Move over, 'River': Meet your new song cover obsession from The Politician season 2 this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Netflix's The Politician is finally here, and, well, I basically binge-watched the whole thing already. But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. Well, we're here to help. Created by Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy.

He is portrayed by David Corenswet. If you're here, you either just started binging Ryan Murphy's The Politician or need every single question answered after getting through that jaw-dropping eighth and final episode. It is also known that he tried to kill himself prior to the series by drowning in his pool. River Barkley is one of the main characters in The Politician. River grew up in a wealthy household in Santa Barbara, California. Immediately in episode one, I fell in love with David Corenswet as River.