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February 08, 2013

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I had the same question about the aside during Spacey's church speech. It was long but I do think they had to either take it out completely or leave it as is for comic effect. Maybe he could have spoken the aside to the camera while walking out of the church. I agree that the scene where Underwood handled negotiations while making sandwiches for the grieving family was brilliant.

You might very well think so, Lehman. I couldn't possibly comment.

One of your best, DL. At the risk of committing a UDAP ("Unseemly Display of Admiration in Print"), I have to say this is brilliantly and beautifully realized. Thanks!

Do you think he'll get away with it?

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