CLANCY ON CLANCY

Newsweek has an interview with Tom Clancy about his upcoming novel The Teeth of the Tiger. Amusingly, Clancy continually insists that he’s not trying to make political points, he’s merely a storyteller. But, throughout the interview, he’s making political points. As he does in his novels.

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Comments

  1. Steven says:

    He seemed to admit, however, on Hannity and Colmes the other night, that his books do make fun of liberals after a fashion.

    And every time I have seen him interviewed he makes political points.

  2. Scipio says:

    Yes, but none of those political points are good, sophisticated, or accurate. It’s like watching a blind man playing darts, which makes it a lot like reading his books.

  3. Something really inane
    It seems that Tom Clancy has written a book about my dental problems. Now won’t that be a must read. [back story here]…