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The best American political writing 2006 /

Other Authors: Flippin, Royce.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006
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Table of Contents:
  • Part one: Politics in the Bush era. The White House under siege
  • How Bush blew it / Evan Thomas
  • High noon in Crawford / Evgenia Peretz
  • Political science: The Bush administration's war on the laboratory / Michael Specter
  • The worst president in history? / Sean Wilentz
  • Part two: State of the Union. Selling Washington / Elizabeth Drew
  • The great American pork barrel / Ken Silverstein
  • How divided are we? / James Q. Wilson
  • Border war / John B. Judis
  • Part three: (Not) politics as usual. None dare call it stolen: Ohio, the election, and America's Servile Press / Mark Crispin Miller
  • A new black power / Walter Mosley
  • The art of testifying: the confirmation hearings as theatre / Janet Malcolm
  • The third term: the dawning of a different sort of post-presidency / Joe Conason
  • Part four: Republicans vs. Democrats. Getting ahead in the GOP / Benjamin Wallace-Wells
  • The framing wars / Matt Bai
  • The Bush-Cheney era ends here / Ryan Lizza
  • Not as lame as you think: Democrats learn the art of opposition / Amy Sullivan
  • Party in search of a notion / Michael Tomasky
  • Part five: Iraq and the war on terror. Why Iraq has no army / James Fallows
  • Afghanistan: the other war / Christian Parenti
  • Taking stock of the forever war / Mark Danner
  • Big brother is listening / James Bamford
  • Part six: America in an uncertain world. After neoconservatism / Francis Fukuyama
  • The Iran plans / Seymour Hersh
  • North Korea: the war game / Scott Stossel
  • The Chinese are our friends / Thomas P.M. Barnett.