Rove Exposed: How Bush's Brain Fooled America

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Wiley, 2006 - Political Science - 225 pages
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With Bush as President, many suspect that the most powerful individual in the US is Karl Rove. Although Rove is officially listed as White House Senior Advisor, responsible for managing the Office of Political Affairs, the Office of Public Liaison, and the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the White House, he is, in fact, Bush's chief political strategist and his "political brain." Rove's hand is seen in virtually every presidential decision -- whether it involves steel import tariffs, extending the war on terrorism, the tax cut, the Middle East crisis or the environment.

James Moore and Wayne Slater, the veteran journalists who wrote Bush's Brain, have written a new, updated version of their original book, ROVE EXPOSED: How Bush's Brain Fooled America. This engaging book offers readers a condensed version of Bush's Brain, plus new material highlighting Karl Rove's political maneuverings since the last presidential election.

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Veteran journalists Moore and Slater offered a glimpse into Karl Rove's singular influence within the Bush administration in their best-selling Bush's Brain, and in light of the recent contretemps in ... Read full review

Contents

King Karl or Mr CoPresident? l
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Off to the Show
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Consultant Bug Thyself
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Copyright

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About the author (2006)

James C. Moore is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential, and Bush's War for Reelection: Iraq, the White House, and the People. A documentary film about his first book, “Bush's Brain,” was made and appeared in theatres in major U.S. cities. He is an Emmy award-winning former television news correspondent who has traveled on every presidential campaign since 1976 and was a full-time correspondent on the Bush campaign. Moore's numerous professional honors include the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio and Television News Directors' Association and the Individual Broadcast Achievement Award from the Texas Headliners' Foundation. He has appeared on The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, CNN's American Morning, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and numerous other television programs.

Wayne Slater is Senior Political Writer for The Dallas Morning News. He was appointed after serving 15 years as Austin bureau chief. He has appeared on numerous network television shows and is co-author of the bestseller, Bush's Brain. Slater traveled for 16 months covering the presidential campaign of George W. Bush. He has covered every Republican and Democratic national convention since 1988. He has appeared on NBC's Meet the Press, CNN's Crossfire and Inside Politics, ABC's Nightline and Good Morning America, C-Span, National Public Radio and Fox News' The Beltway Boys and The O'Reilly Factor.