04 March, 2015
It’s Time for “House of Cards” to Come Crashing Down - The New Yorker
It’s Time for “House of Cards” to Come Crashing Down - The New Yorker: Running for election in an honest-to-goodness campaign is less fun than rigging the game by moving pieces on both sides of the board. And the trappings of the position are clearly beginning to grate: it is harder to sneak a cigarette; it takes a full security detail to get out for a midnight jog; there’s no good place in the White House residence to put his old rowing machine. It’s lonely at the top, and grim, and, to be honest, a bit dull for us to be there with him. But, after all his fun, and ours, perhaps we’ve gotten what we deserve.