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Lofgren, Mike
The party is over : how Republicans went crazy, Democrats became useless, and the middle class got shafted / Mike Lofgren
New York : Viking, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  JK2356 .L82 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 21st century
Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century
Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History -- 21st century
Subject(s) Political parties -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Political parties -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Physical Description viii, 232 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-225) and index
Contents Introduction -- The party of Lincoln, the party of Jefferson -- Tactics: war minus the shooting -- All wrapped up in the constitution -- A devil's dictionary -- Taxes and the rich -- Worshipping at the altar of Mars -- Media complicity -- Give me that old time religion -- No eggheads wanted -- A low, dishonest decade -- Are the Democrats any better? -- A way out?
Summary Based on the explosive article Lofgren wrote when he resigned in disgust after the debt ceiling crisis, "The Party Is Over" is a funny and impassioned exposé of everything that is wrong with Washington
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