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Season 3 of "House of Cards" ditched the dark fun for vague, boring policy drama.

Sex, murder and vague Middle East policies.

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I’ve been trying to figure out why the third season of the Netflix drama “House of Cards” proved such a disappointment. I think I’ve hit on the answer -- but I can’t explain without spoilers.

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