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Behind the Oval Office: Getting Reelected Against All Odds

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This new edition of Behind the Oval Office contains an insightful an devastating new interpretation of President Clinton's character and career. Also included are actual agendas Dick Morris used for his briefing sessions with the president. The Justice Department subpoenaed them during its investigation of the president. Kenneth Starr used them to build his case. Now relea
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Paperback, 646 pages
Published November 16th 1998 by Renaissance Books (first published January 18th 1997)
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Godlarvae
An interesting though more or less difficult read. I was amazed at the intricacy of polling that was brought to bear, being Morris's claim to fame while he constantly wallowed in self-aggrandizement. It was difficult for me to understand as I was not intimate with all the nooks and crannies of government staffing and departments and, further, the behind the scenes power plays, ego manipulations, and petty bickering that was described.
Morris is no doubt a genius at his chosen work "triangulation"
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Amy Sawyer
Feb 14, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Couldn't finish it. Between Morris' ego and too many divergences off the topic, I lost my patience. Not sure if there was any editing at all on this book. Seemed to be a little all over the place.
Dara
May 01, 2008 rated it it was amazing
The author is totally, completely repugnant, but I can't lie, it's a fantastic read. Just don't drink the Kool-aid.
Catherine
Self aggrandising in an attempt to compensate for his tremendous public scandal.
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Dick Morris, the President of Vote.com, was President Clinton's chief strategist and advisor in the 1996 campaign. He has handled the campaigns of a large number of American politicians including Trent Lott, William Weld, Pete Wilson and a whole lot of others. He's now a commentator on the Fox News Channel and writes a weekly column in the New York Post. He has written four recent books: Behind th ...more
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