This book was a joy to listen to.
First start out by paraphrasing the New Testiment, and then fill in the gaps with a soap operaish version of what you think happened, seems to be this authors idea for writing about this subject. Maybe had the narrator been somebody different, or if they'd decided to do it with a cast of characters it might have been more palpable.
Among the many false claims in Klein's book:
* Klein falsely claims that Hillary Clinton spoke of her Jewish relatives only after controversy arose over her hug of Suha Arafat (Klein reversed the true order of the events).
* He falsely claims the $25 million Clinton planned in 1999 to raise for her Senate campaign would be an "unprecedented" amount, ignoring the fact that another candidate had raised more than that for a Senate election held the previous year in the very same state.
* Klein falsely claims that Rick Lazio, Clinton's Republican opponent in 2000 for a New York Senate seat, sent out no direct campaign mail.
* He falsely claims that Moynihan couldn't bring himself to say Clinton's name in introducing her at her campaign announcement.
* He falsely accuses Moynihan of giving a long and rambling description of hay-cutting that, in fact, lasted all of 29 words.
* Klein falsely accuses Clinton of ignoring Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) during a speech to teachers in support of his presidential campaign.
* He falsely accuses her of not wanting Kerry to win and of spending her time in states such as South Dakota, in which Kerry had very little chance (she hasn't been to South Dakota in years).
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