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The Real Jimmy Carter: How Our Worst Ex-President Undermines American Foreign Policy, Coddles Dictators and Created the Party of Clinton and Kerry
This book reveals a man who has been given a dangerously free pass by historians, but who in reality is not only a failed ex-president, but as vindictive as he is egotitical, and a self-righteous busybody who leaves diaster in his wake.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published March 19th 2004 by Regnery Publishing
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This book was obviously meant to be anti-Carter, based on the subtitle and the short length (at less than 250 pages before the index, I was disappointed), but it seems to be accurate. Having been born in 1980, I am fascinated by the 1970s, and I find Jimmy Carter more interesting than Bill Clinton, whose presidency I grew up in. Carter appears to be a sincere Christian, and more principled than Bill Clinton--it's just that he has different faults. Instead of being a weak man of appetites, Carter ...more
Repeats itself a bit, but it surprisingly gives Carter some credit, even though some attacks like on who funds habitat for humanity are a bit much. Best as a kind of political biography of the man and his influence rather than just one damn thing after another history. Like Hayward's Age of Reagan