An Appreciation of Patricia Clarkson in House of Cards

Jane Davis isn’t introduced in the fifth season of House of Cards until its seventh episode. But from the delivery of her first line (“It’s been a long time,” crooned while shaking Claire Underwood’s hand) she becomes the show’s most captivating and mysterious character since the introduction of Jimmi Simpson’s Gavin…

House Republicans Pretend Like They've Found Evidence That 'Baby Parts' Are Being Sold For Profit 

At a hearing Wednesday morning, House Republicans busily “investigating” abortion clinics claimed to have a smoking gun—finally—at last, indisputable proof that fetal tissue is being sold for profit in these here United States. House Democrats, meanwhile, said that “evidence” was absolute bullshit, with one Democratic…