What It Means to Be a Democrat
A call to arms by the former presidential candidate that combines personal anecdotes and cultural critiques to remind liberals of their ideological compass and restore confidence.
George McGovern has been a leading figure of the Democratic Party for more than fifty years. From this true liberal comes a thoughtful examination of what being a Democrat really means. McGover...more
More lists with this book...
This book is short and simple. I wouldn't have read it if it were much longer so I won't fault its somewhat simple and unpersuasive arguments. It states more than it argues, but for a book this length that is okay.
It actually reminded me of why I'm not a Democrat. McGovern has a tremendous amount of faith in the government t ...more
George McGovern said essentially that the Democratic Party is the party of social movements
for positive change in the country where everyone has access to education; pays their fair
share of taxes and has access to affordable healthcare.
McGovern pointed out the futility of being mired down in Afghanistan; the need for development
of renewable energy resources; mass transportation; Failed drug policies; Tak ...more
The book feels as if it was written hurriedly, but perhaps that helps lend to its honesty. I highly recommend this to any ...more