A divine guide to deciphering the sinful world of American politics, from the author of the Washington Post's The Fix The political world is full of acronyms, shortcuts, and lingoes that stand as a barrier to entry for anyone not in the business. The onset of social media has only made that barrier higher, as insiders tweet furiously to one another in a language most of us can't even understand. Everyday Americans and even political junkies need a how-to manual for understanding what words matter in this arena and why. Enter Brother Chris Cillizza and The Gospel According to the Fix--an essential guide to the wonderfully odd religion of politics. Based on his highly popular blog, The Gospel According to the Fix will teach you something new about politics, no matter who you are and whom you know. In our torturous political climate, this Gospel is the one true source for comprehending what the heck is going on in DC. Chapter and verse, this political Gospel will include parables the likes of: ac Why Ron Paulas candidacy is a lot like the TV show Friday Night Lights ac What it takes to be Richard Ben Cramer and write the political classic What It Takes ac The top ten negative campaign ads of all time ac The top ten issues candidates should be discussing but arenat because of the economy ac The dos and donats of surviving a political sex scandalAn Insidera#39;s Guide to a Less than Holy World of Politics Chris Cillizza ... perception that things are getting better leads people to create an economic reality to fit that optimism; they buy a car, or a house, or a mobile homeabest of both worlds!
|Title||:||The Gospel According to the Fix|
|Publisher||:||Broadway Books - 2012-07-10|