The best American political writing 2004 / edited by Royce Flippin.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; [Emeryville, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2004.
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xvii, 410 pages ; 23 cm

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A compendium of top political writings from the past year includes contributions by such figures as Jonathan Chait, Ron Siskind, Jeffrey Toobin, Eleanor Clift, Paul Krugman, William Safire, Tina Brown, and George Packer.
Notes
"Special election year edition"--Cover.
Contents
pt. 1. More politics in the Bush era. From: the price of loyalty / Ron Suskind -- The radical / Franklin Foer and Spencer Ackerman -- The controller / Nicholas Lemann -- Bush's war against wonks / Bruce Reed -- Keeping secrets / Christopher Schmitt and Edward Pound -- Un-American recovery / Harold Meyerson -- Where are the jobs? / Bruce Nussbaum -- The mother of all big spenders: Bush spends like Carter and Panders like Clinton / Veronique de Rugy and Tad DeHaven -- The Nixon recovery / Charles Morris -- Fighting big pharmacy / Eleanor Clift -- pt. 2. The 2004 Presidential campaign. How to build a better Democrat / Joe Klein -- The shakeout / Philip Gourevitch -- Judy, Judy, Judy / Katha Pollitt -- Rope-a-dope / Ryan Lizza -- Unsafe on any ballot / Christopher Hitchens -- A fistful of peanuts / David Samuels -- The Boston fog machine / David Brooks -- Up is down / Daniel Drezner -- Taking the GOP bait, hook, line, and stinker / Tina Brown -- Don't discount the middle / E.J. Dionne Jr. -- pt. 3. The state of the union. The great election grab / Jeffrey Toobin -- In search of the elusive swing voter / Joshua Green -- The tax-cut con / Paul Krugman -- Playing defense / Michael Crowley -- Crimes against nature / Robert Kennedy Jr. -- We're already married / by Ruth Rosen -- A political recalculation on gay marriage / Terry Neal -- Revolution, televised / Andrew Sullivan -- Without the consent of the governed / Hugh Hewitt -- Who knows hearts, minds of voters? / Scot Lehigh -- Abolish marriage / Michael Kinsley -- pt. 4. (Not) politics as usual. Lie down for America / Thomas Frank -- Mad about you / Jonathan Chait -- Californication / Lisa DePaulo -- Protester = criminal? / Matthew Rothschild -- How to get out of Iraq / Jonathan Schell -- Soldier on, escalate, or get out? / Patrick Buchanan -- Generals weary of low troop levels / Robert Novak -- Two-front insurgency / William Safire -- Hamstrung Hawks / Richard Wolffe -- A president beyond the law / Anthony Lewis -- Bipolar Iraq / Michael Wolff -- pt. 5. Iraq and the war on terror. From: Plan of attack / Bob Woodward -- The war after the war: the captain / George Packer -- The right war for the right reasons / Robert Kagan and William Kristol -- Blueprint for a mess / David Rieff -- Iraq: losing the American way / James Kurth -- Blind into Baghdad / James Fallows.
Other title(s)
American political writing 2004
ISBN
  • 1560256133 ((pbk.))
  • 9781560256137 ((pbk.))
  • 156025517X
  • 9781560255178
OCLC
57435875
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