McCain's Promise: Aboard the Straight Talk Express with John McCain and a Whole Bunch of Actual Reporters, Thinking About Hope

McCain's Promise: Aboard the Straight Talk Express with John McCain and a Whole Bunch of Actual Reporters, Thinking About Hope

David Foster Wallace


Is John McCain "For Real?"

That's the query David Foster Wallace got down to discover whilst he first climbed aboard Senator McCain's crusade caravan in February 2000. It was once a second whilst Mccain was once more and more perceived as a harbinger of swap, the anticandidate whose objective used to be "to motivate younger americans to commit themselves to explanations more than their very own self-interest." and lots of younger americans have been commencing to take notice.

To get at "something riveting and unspinnable and true" approximately John Mccain, Wallace unearths he needs to pierce the smoke monitor of spin medical professionals and media manipulators. And he succeeds-in a often effective blast of journalistic brio that not just captures the lunatic rough-and-tumble of a presidential crusade but additionally grants a compelling inquiry into John McCain himself: the senator, the POW, the crusade finance reformer, the candidate, the fellow.

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