^ I have to disagree. Just because you have evil, unsavory characters on the show doesn't necessarily make it messy. If anything, Jessica Lange continues to dazzle us with her performance, in addition to other great cast members like Frances Conroy, Kathy Bates, and Angela Bassett. However, I can see certain characters like Zoe, Cordelia, and Nan are poorly written because they lack a certain chutzpah. The cast and producers did acknowledge that this season was more female-oriented, focusing on such issues as racism, injustice, and power.