Re: Netflix Presents: House of Cards (US) *SPOILERS*
Yeah, Russo failing was the plan all along, and in fact when it looked like he was doing well Frank and Stamper helped it along. I don't think killing him was part of the plan but it suited Frank so he did it.
You sit around here and you spin your little webs and you think the whole world revolves around you and your money. Well, it doesn't, Mr. Potter. In the whole vast configuration of things, I'd say you were nothing but a scurvy little spider!