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Author Gibson, John, 1946-

Title How the left swiftboated America : the liberal media conspiracy to make you think George Bush was the worst president in history / John Gibson.

Imprint New York, NY : Harper, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    973.931 GIB    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 290 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction : swiftboarding for fun and profit -- How many reasons do you need to hate George W. Bush? -- Bush was no Churchill : seriously, he can't talk. so what? -- The swiftboat twins : how Jon Stewart and Frank Rich teamed up to mock and discredit Bush -- Who let Keith Olbermann go off his meds? : a look behind the curtain of left-wing cable news -- Sixteen words : the bogus storm over Bush's speech and the Wilson/Plame affair -- The numbers game : swiftboating the war with statistics -- Katrina and the Bush-hating left -- The echo chamber : Dailykos and the left-wing noise machine -- The torture myth : how the left spun Bush's restrained and successful interrogation techniques into the Spanish Inquisition -- Swiftboating the surge: how the Democrats got married to losing in Iraq -- What to do when swiftboating lies are spoken in your presence -- Afterword : how Barack Obama swiftboarded his way to the White House-- and beyond..
Summary Bestselling author John Gibson shows that George W. Bush was the victim of a concentrated effort by Democrats and their allies in the press to discredit and distort virtually everything he did. That effort was amazingly successful.
Subject Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- -- Public opinion.
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- -- Relations with journalists.
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Liberalism -- United States.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States.
Public opinion -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
ISBN 9780061792892 : $26.99

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