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The book on Bush : how George W. (mis)leads America

Author: Eric Alterman; Mark J Green
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush reveals how his administration has used half-truths, distortions, and other deceptions to mislead Americans, resulting in failed policies and damaged foreign relations.
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Named Person: George W Bush; George W Bush; George W Bush
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Alterman; Mark J Green
ISBN: 0670032735 9780670032730
OCLC Number: 123311118
Description: 419 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Power of Audacity --
2. Drill and Cough: W.'s Environmental and Energy Policies --
3. Deja Vu-doo Economics: The Real Faith-Based Policy --
4. When Laissez Isn't Fair: How a Business President Handles Business Fraud --
5. Secrecy and Civil Liberties: "Watch What [You] Say" --
6. Mismanaged Health Care: Privatization versus Patients --
7. Race: In the Picture, Not the Program --
8. Reality Bites: Watch What We Say ... --
9. Rules for Hyperpowers: "Because We Say So" --
10. A Nation Transformed, a Tragedy Exploited --
11. Invading Iraq: Operation Bait and Switch --
12. The "Bungling Bully": The "Ruin" of U.S. Foreign Policy --
13. Conclusion: The Messianic Man.
Responsibility: Eric Alterman and Mark Green.

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A critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush reveals how his administration has used half-truths, distortions, and other deceptions to mislead Americans, resulting in failed policies and damaged foreign relations.

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