Bullies by Ben Shapiro
How the Left's Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences Americans

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From the editor-at-large of Breitbart.com comes a galvanizing and alarming look at the strategy and tactics of leftist thuggery.

While President Obama and the left like to pretend that they oppose bullying with all their hearts and souls, the truth is far darker: the left is the greatest purveyor of bullying in modern American history. Bullying has morphed into the left’s go-to tactic, as they attempt to quash their opponents through fear, threat of force, violence, and rhetorical intimidation on every major issue facing America today.

Ben Shapiro uncovers the simple strategy used by liberals and their friends in the media: bully the living hell out of conservatives. Play the race card, the class card, the sexism card. Use any and every means at your disposal to demonize your opposition—to shut them up. Then pretend that such bullying is justified, because, after all, conservatives are the true bullies, and need to be taught a lesson for their intolerance. Hidden beneath the left’s supposed hatred of bullying lies a passionate love of its vulgar tactics.

The left has created a climate of fear wherein ordinary Americans must abandon their principles, back abhorrent causes, and remain silent. They believe America is a force for evil, that our military is composed of war criminals, and that patriotism is the deepest form of treason. They incite riots and threaten violence by playing the race card, then claim they’re advocates for tolerance. Disagree with Obama? You must be a racist. They send out union thugs and Occupy Wall Street anarchists to destroy businesses and redistribute the wealth of earners and job creators. No target is off limits as liberal feminists declare war against stay-at-home moms, and gay activists out their enemies, destroy careers, and desecrate personal privacy.

These are the most despicable people in America, bullying their opponents while claiming to be the victims. Shapiro takes on the leftist bullies, exposes their hypocrisy, and offers conservatives a reality check in the face of what has become the gravest threat to American liberty: the left’s single-minded focus on ending political debate through bully tactics.
 

About Ben Shapiro

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Benjamin Shapiro entered UCLA at the age of sixteen and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in June 2004 with a BA in political science. He graduated Harvard Law School cum laude in June 2007. The author of the national bestsellers, Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth, Porn Generation: How Social Liberalism Is Corrupting Our Future and Project President: Bad Hair and Botox on the Road to the White House, Shapiro has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows around the nation. Shapiro is married and currently runs Benjamin Shapiro Legal Consulting, based in Los Angeles. He is editor-at-large of Breitbart.com.
 
Published January 8, 2013 by Threshold Editions. 337 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction
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The "simply difficult," using power as an imperative (irrational, bullying, duplicitous, etc.) are the toughest, but those facing them must recognize their own power—including the option to just walk away, a decision that must be approached carefully.

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Breitbart

In the most cursory, superficial, trifling, desultory, half-assed, perfunctory, shallow, cut-rate, inadequate, insubstantial, meager, rinky-dink review of a book ever written, Justin Green, writing on David Frum’s blog, called Ben Shapiro’s Bullies “less a book than a marketing campaign for the ...

Jan 15 2013 | Read Full Review of Bullies: How the Left's Cultu...

Breitbart

Anyone who purchases books on Amazon.com has noticed that the minute a conservative book gains notoriety, a pack of left-wing trolls who have never read a page of it descend on the book's site and give it the lowest rating possible, along with predictably negative reviews.

Jan 15 2013 | Read Full Review of Bullies: How the Left's Cultu...

Breitbart

Ben Shapiro's new book Bullies: How The Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences America exposes this racket for what it is: subterfuge for the relentless, shameless bullying of those who disagree with the accepted liberal agenda.

Jan 08 2013 | Read Full Review of Bullies: How the Left's Cultu...

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