By Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer, Brendan Nyhan
Publish yr note: initially released in 2004
All the President's Spin, the 1st e-book from the editors of the acclaimed nonpartisan web site Spinsanity, unmasks the strategies of deception and media manipulation that George W. Bush has used to promote his time table to the yankee people.
From his campaigns for tax cuts to the controversy over conflict in Iraq, President Bush has hired an unparalleled onslaught of half-truths and strategically ambiguous language to curl and deform the evidence. Fritz, Keefer, and Nyhan's strong critique of Bush's list of coverage deception explains why the media has did not carry him in charge and demonstrates the possibility those strategies pose to sincere political debate.
This is the basic e-book for each citizen who desires to know how George W. Bush has misled the kingdom and why, if left unchallenged, all of the President's spin may perhaps quickly develop into ordinary perform -- a devastating improvement for our democracy.
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