The secret philosophy behind House of Cards

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

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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?

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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.