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The Party Is Over
- How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted
- By: Mike Lofgren
- Narrated by: Mel Foster
- Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
There was a time, not so very long ago, when perfectly rational people ran the Republican Party. So how did the party of Lincoln become the party of lunatics? That is what this book aims to answer. Fear not, the Dems come in for their share of tough talk - they are zombies, a party of the living dead. Mike Lofgren came to Washington in the early eighties - those halcyon, post-Nixonian glory days - for what he imagined would be a short stint on Capitol Hill.
A Great Analysis
- By Dan D on 09-04-12
I really enjoyed this book, I think it puts in perspective how we got to where we are today
I really enjoyed this book. I think it puts in perspective how we got to where we are today. It is probably the most fair and balanced account of our system of government. And still has you ending up with hope.