During a live TV interview essential to furthering their aspirations, Claire proves she's as adept at her husband at manipulating situations for political gains.
Have updates sent to you: During the Chinese cyber-attack diplomacy debacle, he shrewdly stated his opinions based on whoever was listening at the time and whatever would most readily allow him to maintain allies in the moment. What a pleasing baritone Kevin Spacey had as he sang for Robin Wright at the end. After being pressured into admitting she had an abortion, she lies and says the pregnancy was a result of her rape by General Dalton McGuinness.
Frank flew into a lamp-smashing rage and appeared to be on the verge of bursting out of the ladies room and assaulting the guy, at which point I thought: A number of unanswerable questions went through my mind like; how could this happen to someone so sweet and gentle? All hail President Underwood.
She never made a complaint and there are, she said, no medical records of the abortion. Claire has it worst of all - as First Lady, her husband expects her to be mere decoration on his arm.
Major House of Cards Season 2 spoilers abound from this point on. We learned last year when Frank revisited his bygone college years that he had a history of sexual involvement with men. Who knew that Rachel had that in her? That happens when the ceremony is long done and the Underwoods are back at home.
With Chapter 14 of House of Cards ripping our breath straight out of our chests, it's almost masochistic to embark onto the second episode of Season 2 so soon after finishing the first. To someone that I cared about so much? You May Like. Never miss a post.
She's Frank's greatest weakness. He's so furious you'd think he's about to grab the general and push him in front of a train just like he did Zoe, but Claire holds strong: This causes Claire to freak out a bit and retreat to a nearby bathroom to collect herself. Why isn't Frank talking to us?
At dinner, she leaves the table abruptly, "failing" to support Frank in his first appearance as Vice President, and he knows something terrible is bothering her in order to make her shirk the opportunity to present herself as one half of their powerful team. I do my best to post weekly, but these days its determined more by my available time and level of inspiration.