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Author Blumenthal, Max. 1977-

Title Republican Gomorrah : inside the movement that shattered the party / Max Blumenthal.

Imprint New York, NY : Nation Books, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    324.2734 BLU    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    324.7302 BLU    Available
Description x, 394 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-379) and index.
Contents Escape from freedom -- God's government -- Creating a monster -- What God wants him to do -- Marching through the institutions -- The personal crisis industry -- The king of pain -- Satan in a Porsche -- The killer and the saint -- A dangerous woman -- Cheap grace -- The addict and the enabler -- Casino Jack, the Face Painter, and the Sausage King -- Talk to her -- The bad cop -- Boldly affirming Uncle Tom -- Feeding baby monsters -- Human tools -- The wide stance -- Pastor Ted's excellent adventure -- The nightmare of Christianity -- The party of Dobson -- The party of death -- The hate boat -- A matter of tone -- The family that prays together -- The anointing.
Summary An intimate, investigative portrait of how the purveyors of the politics of personal crisis and redemption brought down the GOP--and why they're still calling the shots for the party.
Subject Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Conservatives -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
ISBN 9781568583983 (alk. paper) : $25.00
1568583982 (alk. paper)

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