Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them by Al Franken

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Al Franken, one of our “savviest satirists” (People), has been studying the rhetoric of the Right. He has listened to their cries of “slander,” “bias,” and even “treason.” He has examined the Bush administration’s policies of squandering our surplus, ravaging the environment, and alienating the rest of the world. He’s even watched Fox News. A lot.

And, in this fair and balanced report, Al bravely and candidly exposes them all for what they are: liars. Lying, lying liars. Al destroys the liberal media bias myth by doing what his targets seem incapable of: getting his facts straight. Using the Right’s own words against them, he takes on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues, in the most talked about book of the year.

Timely, provocative, unfailingly honest, and always funny, Lies sticks it to the most right-wing administration in memory, and to the right-wing media hacks who do its bidding.

 

About Al Franken

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Al Franken is the bestselling author of Oh, the Things I Know!, Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations, Why Not Me?, and I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough and Doggone It, People Like Me!
 
Published July 27, 2004 by Plume. 448 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment, History, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Franken does concede that Fox can be entertaining "if you can stomach that stuff", but his attack on its presenter Bill O'Reilly, in a chapter titled "Lying, Splotchy Bully", fails to acknowledge that O'Reilly is a thousand times more watchable and stimulating than the vapid Kens and Barbies who ...

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According to Franken, Drudge saw Franken.

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... Some of you may be wondering why did I pick up this book and read ... 100
People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37) by Bernard
Goldberg .... I read this book about a year ago and I agree with the review.

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