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Dad Media Month: Bauer, Ryan, and Fear of America

What do our heroes tell us about patriotism in the post 9/11 world?

Jack Bauer and Jack Ryan make for interesting bookends to our current political times. Their duality comes during times of enormous fear and their works help illuminate both fear and an affirmation of the status quo. Both men reflect the insecurities, political motivations, and ideals of our political landscape.