The resulting intel — said cellmate is taking a murder rap for an Armenian crime lord — is enough to earn Goodwin a ticket out of jail and entrance into the Witness Security Program, a.k.a. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, Claire Underwood is back at the ranch.
That’d be the ghostly Texas ranch occupied (barely) by her mother (Ellen Burstyn), the kind of woman who shuts herself in her room, kills lizards with abandon, and keeps sheets over the furniture so the maid doesn’t have to waste her time cleaning it. Claire’s not simply looking for refuge while she figures out her separation from Frank, who is still on the campaign trail and fuming over her absence.
It can’t be a coincidence that today’s season 4 debut comes right during the primaries — the same week as Super Tuesday, in fact.
Will Trump’s alarming rise make President Underwood’s power plays, dirty-dealing, and murderous acts seem underwhelming?
And yet, this extremely common act is so poorly understood. Adultery has existed since marriage was invented, and so, too, the taboo against it.