All the President's Spin: George W. Bush, the Media, and the by Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer, Brendan Nyhan

By Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer, Brendan Nyhan

Publish yr note: initially released in 2004

All the President's Spin, the 1st ebook from the editors of the acclaimed nonpartisan site Spinsanity, unmasks the strategies of deception and media manipulation that George W. Bush has used to promote his schedule to the yank people.

From his campaigns for tax cuts to the controversy over struggle in Iraq, President Bush has hired an exceptional onslaught of half-truths and strategically ambiguous language to curve and deform the proof. Fritz, Keefer, and Nyhan's robust critique of Bush's checklist of coverage deception explains why the media has did not carry him dependable and demonstrates the probability those strategies pose to sincere political debate.

This is the fundamental ebook for each citizen who desires to know the way George W. Bush has misled the kingdom and why, if left unchallenged, all of the President's spin might quickly turn into regular perform -- a devastating improvement for our democracy.

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