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Savage Mules: The Democrats and Endless War

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Description for Savage Mules: The Democrats and Endless War Paperback. The Democrats and Endless War. 160 pages. Explores Democrat collusion in the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq and support for Israeli assaults on Gaza and Lebanon, while revealing their overlooked appetite for planning wars and selling them to the electorate. This work shows a party at odds with its public image on this key issue in the race for the White House. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FBQ; 1KBB; 3JMC; HBJK; HBLX; JPL. Dimension: 197 x 126 x 10. Weight: 140.
Americans see the Democratic Party as the anti-war party: vacillating flipfloppers in the eyes of conservatives; or, in the liberal view, restrained, measured wagers of war as last resort. In November 2006, voters put the Democrats into Congress to bring an end to the Iraq war. Yet the Democrats supported the surge, giving Bush more money than he himself requested, and voted through the next $459.6 billion defense budget. In this hard-hitting examination of their role in the War on Terror, political analyst and satirist Dennis Perrin shatters the myth of the reluctant-warrior Democrats. He ... Read more

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About Dennis Perrin
Dennis Perrin is the author of Mr Mike: The Life and Work of Michael O'Donoghue, The Man Who Made Comedy Dangerous and American Fan: Sports Mania and the Culture That Feeds It. His work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, The Realist, Huffington Post, Mother Jones, at MSNBC, and in numerous independent weeklies and newspapers. He was a jokewriter for ... Read more

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Michael O'Donoghue was the most innovative satirist of his generation. Thankfully, this book forsakes the tabloid sensationalism of so many less show-business biographies, and honestly captures its subject and his unique creativity. I loved it. Chevy Chase Laughter is a faculty that supposedly separates us from the beasts. But there is such a thing as a comedy animal, ... Read more

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