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Fever swamp : a journey through the strange Neverland of the 2016 presidential race



Year/Format: 2017, Book , xiv, 448 pages ;
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Summary/Review: During the 2016 presidential election cycle, novelist Richard North Patterson wrote one column per week for The Huffington Post about the presidential more...
Summary/Review: During the 2016 presidential election cycle, novelist Richard North Patterson wrote one column per week for The Huffington Post about the presidential race. Those essays are collected here for the first time in a highly personal 'journal' chronically Paterson's observations in real time.
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Publication information: New York ; Quercus, 2017.
Copyright: ©2016
ISBN: 1681441659
ISBN: 9781681441658
Language: English
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Record ID: 3514999
Format: Regular Print Book
Physical description: xiv, 448 pages ; 24 cm
Date acquired: April 18, 2017
More creator details: Richard North Patterson.
Contents note: Plutocrats, birthers, climate deniers, a reality star, a Socialist from Vermont, a scrum of candidates killing each other, and an entire political party gone mad. The faux humility of Dr. Ben Carson ; The shallow salesmanship of Carly Fiorina ; Marco Rubio's empty suit ; Ted Cruz ; The Biden dilemma ; The paradox of Bernie Sanders ; Trump's character is his fate ; Debating Hillary Clinton ; Plutocrats and their pets ; The GOP's faith-based climate ; Fun questions for the next GOP debate ; The GOP's tax warfare ; Ted Cruz's holiday spirit ; The GOP establishment's not so happy new year ; Dog whistles and hypocrisy -- Primaries, guns, the court, Bernie vs. Hillary, the rise of Trump, and the collapse of the GOP establishment. The rise of the unfit ; Hillary, Bernie, and the future of the court ; The GOP's super doomsday ; The GOP's morning after ; The GOP's strongman syndrome ; An open letter to my Republican friends ; Partners in death; The reckoning of 2016 ; The sound and fury of Donald Trump ; Closing polls and slamming doors ; Why Bernie lost-- and what to do about it -- The Donald, Hillary, narcissism, racism, political insanity, and the surprising fatefulness of two conventions. Why Hillary Clinton ; Too sick to lead ; From golden boy to fool's gold ; The 2016 veepstakes ; Kidnapped by a narcissist ; The GOP reaps the whirlwind ; Leading the lemmings ; A tale of two conventions ; America meets Hillary Clinton -- Russian hackers, a media awakening, videotapes, charges of groping, claims of voter fraud, three debates, a dogged Democrat, and a GOP candidate cracking up until an FBI director throws him a lifeline. Coming this fall ; The fateful August of Donald J. Trump ; Trump 3.0 ; Public disservice ; Clinton vs. Trump ; Turning point ; Losing it ; Beyond debate ; Apocalypse soon ; Making America hate again ; Hillary Clinton's final test -- The very last scary days, an election filled with dread, and an extremely sober national reckoning. The imperative of voting for Hillary Clinton ; Where does America go now?.
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