No, we don't get House of Cards here (at least I don't think so: but then we tend to watch films or nature documentaries).
But this article hints that it is doing the job that the press doesn't want to do. (headsup Instapundit)
And Peggy Noonan has an essay about it: Our Decadent Elites.
heh. they seem to be channeling Lil Abner.
Update: it is popular in China.
hmmm...wonder if it's on Youku?