The secret philosophy behind House of Cards

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Politics, the old saying goes, is showbusiness for ugly people.


However, no matter how ugly their actions, the cast of House of Cards tend to be lookers. This led Wisecrack to ask: is there more to politics than pure spectacle?


It’s an in-depth examination, covering everything from Marx to aesthetic theory. By the end, you won’t agree with Frank, but you’ll at least respect his methods.