“offers a more incisive and balanced examination of this elected office without the undue influence of the personalities of its recent occupants.”
“A duo of enabling events opened the door to the descent into legal unprofessionalism, starting with a Supreme Court decision that permitted lawyers to advertise, at least on a limited basi
“We are fortunate that, despite the diet of distorted alternative facts fed to many Americans, hard-driving journalist-historians like Woodward and Costa can investigate and publish such a
“The authors infer that Trump cared more about himself than the country. Their meticulous history of his last year in office certainly supports that view. . . .
“A thoroughly consuming reexamination of one of the most shameful scandals of American political history.”
“Alter provides a multi-dimensional portrait of an American president’s journey as a husband, father, and perhaps his most fulfilling role, as humanitarian.”
“The Grifter’s Club will appeal to political junkies who can’t get enough of the present national moment.”
This compact but wide-ranging book provides an authoritative analysis of America’s retreat from the world under President Donald Trump.
“This is a book that should be required reading in every high school—actually every American should read it.
“Rage is essential reading for anyone hoping to understand Trump and his place—as cause and consequence—in American politics.”
“Brian Stalter’s book explores the perfidious relationship between the president of the United States and Fox News, an affiliation that explains much about the catastrophe of Trump’s term i
“For students of both American government and the early history of the republic, this volume fills in a significant gap, while highlighting the political challenges faced by our very first
Welcome to the “Rashomon effect” in politics inside the Beltway!
Who is best suited to understand and explain the cynical marriage of convenience between Donald Trump and America’s white evangelicals—a critical outsider, or a sympathetic insider?
“It’s one thing to watch an impeachment proceeding play out on television. It’s another to be behind closed doors where strategies are devised and decisions made.
“When you’re president, you can do anything.” This slogan, adapted by David Leonhardt (New York Times, February 3, 2020) from Trump’s claim about getting his way with women thanks to his T
“The book’s reputation precedes—and far outshines—its actual content.”
Neal Katyal makes an unimpeachable case, concise but comprehensive, for impeachment. The author of Impeach knows the law and how to practice it.
What do we have to truly fear about President Donald Trump? He pulled off the successful re-negotiation of the North America Free Trade agreement.
“Sobering and frightening as his analysis of the president is, it is also a call to arms.”
Wouldn’t young people—and even old people—be interested in the real goings-on during presidential press conferences and world-wide travel?
At the June 2018 European summit the leaders spent most of the time discussing immigration restrictions. Yet the Syrian rush through the Mediterranean is now a trickle.
Was there a way for candidate Barack Obama to address chaos in Iraq while also calling for pursuit of Osama bin Laden lodged in a corner of putative partner Pakistan?
“Who should read War on Peace? Anyone concerned with the fate of America and the world.”
“The only thing worse than reading this chilling book is not reading it and thereby failing to fully grasp the depth and degree of America’s descent into madness as it lurches chaotically t