Paul Ryan no fan of ‘House of Cards’
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The Wisconsin Republican says he had to stop watching the Netflix political thriller because he found the behavior of the show’s fictional corrupt politician was “so reprehensible” and “hit too close to home.”

In a Parade magazine story posted Friday, Ryan says that he tuned in for the first few episodes of the series, which in its first season featured actor Kevin Spacey as the corrupt House Majority Whip Frank Underwood.

“I watched the first couple of episodes until [Spacey’s character] cheated on his wife with that reporter. It turned my stomach so much that I just couldn’t watch it anymore,” says Ryan.

“His behavior was so reprehensible, and it hit too close to home because he was a House member, that it just bothered me too much,” the 44-year-old former GOP vice presidential nominee added.

“And what I thought is, it makes us all look like we’re like that.”