The Strange Death of Republican America: Chronicles of a Collapsing Party

The Strange Death of Republican America: Chronicles of a Collapsing Party

Sidney Blumenthal


Sidney Blumenthal—trenchant analyst, best-selling writer, and senior adviser to former President invoice Clinton (and extra lately, Hillary)—offers a penetrating journalistic and historic exam of the continued cave in of Republicanism. heavily charting the Party’s imploding popularity in the USA and the area, in addition to the aptitude results of George W. Bush’s radical presidency for the 2008 election, The unusual loss of life of Republican America might be required examining for someone drawn to politics and anxious in regards to the destiny of the state. In those essays and opinion columns written by way of Blumenthal during the last few years for The Guardian of London and salon.com, in addition to a brand new and stimulating creation, Blumenthal offers a unifying and overarching point of view at the Bush years.
Blumenthal scrutinizes the earlier and current country of the Republican social gathering, which he believes portends the incipient death in their vaunted political laptop and the Republican period because the Nixon management. the problems at the desk diversity from the legacy of Nixon’s imperial presidency and its impression on Dick Cheney to Karl Rove’s failed process for political realignment, in addition to conflicts in the army and intelligence groups over Bush’s regulations, and the underlying political shifts which are demonstrably weakening the once-strong foundations of Republican philosophy and governance.
These essays have the cumulative impression of an impossible to resist authentic and historic tide—a portrait of a celebration in self-destructive decline that might seize the eye of an individual fascinated about the realm of politics.
 
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