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    • The Despot's Apprentice

    • Donald Trump's Attack on Democracy
    • By: Brian Klaas, David Talbot - foreword
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Donald Trump isn't a despot. But he is increasingly acting like the "despot's apprentice", an understudy in authoritarian tactics that threaten to erode American democracy, including attacking the press, threatening rule of law by firing those who investigate his alleged wrongdoings, using nepotism to staff the White House, and countless other techniques. Donald Trump is borrowing tactics from the world's dictators and despots.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By itsmejamib on 01-16-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Troll Nation

    • How The Right Became Trump-Worshipping Monsters Set On Rat-F*cking Liberals, America, and Truth Itself
    • By: Amanda Marcotte, David Talbot - foreword
    • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The election of Donald Trump in 2016, like most of his campaign, came as a shock to many Americans. How could a man so lacking in capacity, so void of any intellectual heft, become the president of the United States? How could a man with no detectable personal qualities outside of resentment and the will to dominate appeal to millions of Americans, enough so that he was able to win the highest office in the land? With this book, journalist Amanda Marcotte will outline how Trump was the inevitable result of American conservatism’s degradation into an ideology of blind resentment. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Giving a name to the state of Republican politics

    • By Kevin Mahoney on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $20.99