Smash Mouth: Two Years In The Gutter With Al Gore And George W. Bush -- Notes From The 2000 Campaign Trail

Smash Mouth: Two Years In The Gutter With Al Gore And George W. Bush -- Notes From The 2000 Campaign Trail

Smash Mouth Two Years In The Gutter With Al Gore And George W Bush Notes From The Campaign Trail Contrary to most media reports negative campaigning is actually in decline but our political system is no better off for it Or so believes Washington Post political writer Dana Milbank whose campai

  • Title: Smash Mouth: Two Years In The Gutter With Al Gore And George W. Bush -- Notes From The 2000 Campaign Trail
  • Author: Dana Milbank
  • ISBN: 9780465045907
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Contrary to most media reports, negative campaigning is actually in decline, but our political system is no better off for it Or so believes Washington Post political writer Dana Milbank, whose campaign book Smashmouth provides a witty yet ultimately very serious look at the sense and senselessness that occurred during the 2000 presidential campaign What matters is not wContrary to most media reports, negative campaigning is actually in decline, but our political system is no better off for it Or so believes Washington Post political writer Dana Milbank, whose campaign book Smashmouth provides a witty yet ultimately very serious look at the sense and senselessness that occurred during the 2000 presidential campaign What matters is not whether a campaign claim is positive or negative, but whether the claim is relevant, writes Milbank The press should police outright falsehoods, of course, but otherwise let the candidates fight it out Traveling by bus, plane and motorcade with the candidates, Milbank provides an indelible behind the scenes look at the brutal skirmishes that made up this century s first presidential campaign.

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    Well, it took me two years, but I finally was able to bring myself to look back at the 2000 election and read this book.It's so hard to read a book like this when you know the ending; harder still when you know you don't like the ending. I tried to start reading this several times, but the first chapter, titled The Rise and Fall of Mr. Nice Guy Al Gore, made me cringe, and I never got more than a few pages into it before running for another book — usually some mindless chick-lit. :)I'm glad I [...]

    One of the funniest political books I've ever read. Milbank's description of Bob Smith as a "pear-shaped man in a pirate hat" in an early campaign parade nearly made me cry.

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