If, like me, you’re up to your neck in the 2020 election cycle, watching cities and forests on fire thanks to rioters and gender reveal parties run amok, and endlessly facing the scowly eyes of the mask-shamers, yet wondering why your life feels strangely drama-free, maybe that’s because you’re also going through “Bachelor” withdrawal. That’s right: while “The Bachelorette” should have just wrapped up with a weepy “Tell All” last month, this season won’t be airing until next, thanks to the pesky China virus, and I’m feeling its absence.
This 16th season of “The Bachelorette,” which resumes Oct. 13, has generated quite the buzz, not only because its lead, Clare Crawley, is older than the typical bachelorette at 39 years old, and not only because filming occurred amid a global pandemic, but because it will feature two leading ladies. While Crawley kicks off the season, another Bachelor Nation star, Tayshia Adams, will finish it. All the hubbub over the