Bushwhacked by Molly Ivins
Life in George W. Bush's America (Vintage)

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A simultaneously rollicking and sobering indictment of the policies of President George W. Bush, Bushwhacked chronicles the destructive impact of the Bush administration on the very people who put him in the White House in the first place. Here are the ties that connected Bush to Enron, yes, but here, too, is the story of the woman who walks six miles to the unemployment office daily, wondering what happened to the economic security Bush promised. Here are reports on failed nation-building missions in Kabul and Baghdad. Here, too, the story of a rancher who has fallen prey to a Bush-Cheney interior department that is perhaps a wee bit too cozy with the oil industry. Bushwhacked is highly original and entirely thought-provoking—essential reading for anyone living in George W. Bush's America.


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About Molly Ivins

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Molly Ivins lives in Austin, Texas.From the Trade Paperback edition.
 
Published September 7, 2004 by Vintage. 368 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Dubya is taking the nation to hell in a handbasket with poisonous policies that here get shot like skeet.

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"If y'all had've read the first book, we wouldn't've had to write this one," says Ivins, a columnist who, along with co-author Lou Dubose, wrote Shru

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In his Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln described the U.S. government as an institution "of the people, by the people, for the people."

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