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Misunderestimated: The President Battles Terrorism, John Kerry, and the Bush Haters

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A riveting portrait of President Bush as he broadens the war on terror overseas -- and plunges into high-stakes political battles at home

"They misunderestimated me," George W. Bush famously remarked on the eve of his historic presidency. Fractured syntax aside, Bush was right: his detractors misunderstood his appeal to the American public, and underestimated his considerab
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Hardcover, 368 pages
Published May 11th 2004 by William Morrow (first published May 1st 2004)
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Anna Ligtenberg
Jan 16, 2013 rated it it was ok
ISBN 0060723831 - For a while, I'd found that books with a religious tone sort of almost required two separate reviews: one for the believers, one for the rest of the world. Political books are beginning to fall into that sort of category, for a different reason. There's the quality of the writing, all by itself, and then there's the accuracy of the details and the degree of the slant. Fitting that into one review ought to be fun!

In Misunderestimated, author Bill Sammon presents the reader with
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Jeff
Oct 13, 2008 rated it liked it
This book really puts into perspective the rise of the "Bush Hating Bandwagon" that the majority of people who jumped on did so in haste, for foolish and uneducated reasons, and backed up their opinions with "opinion based facts" which, as you could guess, is simply someone claiming to be smart that tells you what the facts are when they've really taken those "facts" out of the tooth fairy's handbag. The book didn't have as much analysis as I would have liked, but it makes its points through spe ...more
Hootie
Dec 28, 2007 rated it really liked it
Shelves: political
Gave interesting insight to President Bush that is not portrayed or shown on a normal basis.
Sean
Jun 17, 2008 rated it really liked it
This book is a little dated (pre-2004), but it's a good read. The opening with the anti-Bush protesters in Seattle was really frightening though. People are animals.
Jim Sharp
Sep 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


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