"After the Hangover" by R. Emmett Tyrell Jr.

Thomas Nelson (through Booksneeze.com) provided me with a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for the following review.

"After the Hangover" is a political book that supposedly provides insight on how the conservative political movement can come back into power. While I do not consider myself conservative, I am always very interested and excited about a person's political ideas and insights. I was not excited, however, by the presentation of Tyrell's political ideas.

The book had a us against them attitude. It discusses very rarely the mistakes made by the Republican party and blames everything on liberals. I felt the whole book was combative and accusationary. This writing style alone really shut me off to a lot of his ideas.

I did enjoy his Sarah Palin bashing, but anyone who knows me, knows that I was offended by the choice of Sarah Palin as a VP candidate.

If you like Rush Limbaugh (I don't btw), then this is the book for you. I think if it had scavanged even a bit of objectivity, I could have learned or gotten something from it. Unfortunately it didnt.

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2 comments:

Allanna said...

Sorry that it sucked.

But, hey, FREE BOOK!! ^_^

I hope the next one's better!

Brooke said...

oh, it is ok Allanna...it gave me something to complain about and did foster thinking...

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