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Dogfight : the 2012 presidential campaign in verse

Author: Calvin Trillin
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Presents a humorous ode to the 2012 presidential election that likens the campaign to a three-ring circus and includes riffs on figures ranging from Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich to Rick Perry and Rick Santorum.
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Genre/Form: Humorous poetry
Poetry
Political poetry
Named Person: Barack Obama; Mitt Romney; Barack Obama; Mitt Romney
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Calvin Trillin
ISBN: 9780812993684 0812993683
OCLC Number: 780483629
Description: 154 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: 2008 --
2010 --
Mentionables --
Trump trumped --
First one out --
A brief reign on top --
Oops indeed --
The search for a Mitt-whomper --
Newt redux --
Carpet bombing --
Stuck again --
Unstuck --
Anybody out there want to be president? --
Unstuck? --
Carpet bombing redux --
Stuck again --
The Southern strategy --
The party's over --
Mitt's got the gold --
Bain --
The White House prepares --
The race shapes up --
A June surprise --
Shaken up --
Money makes the world go around --
August surprise --
Reaching the starting line --
September surprise --
Falling back --
First debate --
Obama redux --
The stretch --
The stretch of the stretch.
Responsibility: Calvin Trillin.

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Presents a humorous ode to the 2012 presidential election that likens the campaign to a three-ring circus and includes riffs on figures ranging from Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich to Rick Perry and Rick Santorum.

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