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Don't Tell Me Words Don't Matter
Words mattered more in the 2008 presidentail election than in any other. Americans chose Senator Barack Obama of Illinois, a man of radical views and little experience, largely on the strength of his soaring speeches. His rival, Senator John McCain of Arizona was a war hero with a history of bipartisan cooperation, as well as his own, plain-speaking rhetorical style. In th ...more
(first published 2009)
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Interesting facts about our recent election from both (republican and democratic) perspectives. Clear that the media really dropped the ball on this election, not doing the in-depth analysis on the candidates as they did in years past. The book's a little wordy but the information is interesting to anyone wanting to know more about the "truths" behind the rhetoric.