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Talk:Matthew Bracken

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Viewpoint[edit]

The tone/viewpoint of the Matthew Bracken page is a worrisome to me, having read 3 of his novels.

While it is apparent that Bracken is writing from a conservative viewpoint, the page is written from the far left perspective. Yes, Bracken throws in some anti-??? rhetoric, but that tends to be only when those groups are destroying the America the main characters support.

The statement "Civil rights violations and infringements on liberty always come from the left, never from the right." has basis in current day America. Bracken doesn't reference a single infringement that the left is not currently pursuing - he merely extrapolates the obvious result if their pursuit is successful.

On that same topic, other than abortion, what "infringement" are those on the right pursuing?

The next statement "Middle-aged military combat veterans and patriotic cops (they're always middle aged, can't trust those damn kids, and they're always combat veterans and cops)..." indicates an uninformed view. For the purposes of the various stories, the main players have to be very experienced. An average person or a young person would not have the needed experience to do what the main characters do.

I actually found the novels to be frightening because of how close America is getting to Bracken's hypothetical America. — Unsigned, by: Enduser217 / talk / contribs

What have you been smoking and where can I get some? ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 13:16, 13 January 2020 (UTC)