'Veep' imitates life with campaign collusion plot

Tony Hale, Gary Cole and Julia Louis-Dreyfus in 'Veep'

(CNN)The following contains spoilers about the April 21 episode of "Veep."

"Veep" has provided a broadly satiric look at politics through its six seasons, in a knowing fashion that has more than a few times caused life to imitate art. Yet as the show heads into its final flurry of episodes, the HBO series has incorporated what appear to be a few rather overt art-i