The Jack Ryan Series on Amazon

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The Jack Ryan Series on Amazon

Post by toad » Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:34 pm

I was disappointed in this "original" series on Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan character. The first episode smelled of PC . It misstates what was going on in Lebanon's Becca Valley . The Syrians had moved in and set up heavy air defenses and the Israelis launched an air attack that took them out.
They are making the residents of the valley to be the poor victims of the air raid and trying to play the sympathy card for all its worth. The Ryan character to me at least, comes across as kind of wimpy. I'm not going to bother with the rest of the series.

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Re: The Jack Ryan Series on Amazon

Post by Weetabix » Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:45 pm

Drat. I was looking forward to John Krazzyynnsskyii (or whatever) mugging for the camera when he made fun of Dwight.
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Re: The Jack Ryan Series on Amazon

Post by Langenator » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:22 pm

OTOH, it does seem to have gotten sand in the lady bits of the folks at Vanity Fair for such things as "masculine American heroism" and "white male entitlement." https://www.theblaze.com/news/2018/09/0 ... ntitlement
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Re: The Jack Ryan Series on Amazon

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:22 pm

FWIW, Kevin Baker (Smallest Minority) liked it.
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