How to Win a Fight with a Conservative

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Sourcebooks, Incorporated, Jun 1, 2007 - Humor - 144 pages
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Partisan warfare has never been so much fun. How to Win a Fight With a Conservative is the ultimate survival guide to arguing politics, filled with all the cunning strategies, damning facts, and merciless ridicule liberals need to give their conservative ""friends, neighbors and countrymen"" the verbal smackdown of a lifetime. With the presidential election approaching, this irreverent yet practical guide is essential reading for unpracticed neophytes and seasoned politicos alike-the perfect primer for anyone who's ever fantasized about smacking sense into a misguided right-wing adversary. Includes: The 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Partisans The Conservative Hall of Shame How to Detect Lies, Propaganda, and General BS Kick-Ass Arguments: A Step-by-Step Guide ...and much, much more! This roadmap to success will help you size up, knock down, and win over your conservative rivals-without making yourself the target of the local militia. PRAISE FOR DANIEL KURTZMAN ""You should pick up this book before your next dinner party."" Gayle King, editor-at-large of O, The Oprah Magazine and host of ""The Gayle King Show"" on Oprah and Friends ""Daniel Kurtzman doesn't have a political axe to grind. He has two axes to grind. And he does it with the sharpest wit seen in these bipartisan parts for quite some time. Crisscrossing the aisle with wicked glee; no matter which book you finish first, you'll immediately want to run out and get the other one to discover what he said about your side. Just remember to wear a disguise."" Will Durst, political satirist and author of The All-American Sport of Bipartisan Bashing ""No one knows political satire like Daniel Kurtzman."" Andy Borowitz, creator of The Borowitz Report and author of The Republican Playbook ""When the folks over at JibJab are looking for a fair and balanced laugh, Daniel Kurtzman's our guy. His How to Win a Fight with a Liberal / Conservative will have you in stitches regardless of your political affiliation!"" Gregg Spiridellis, co-founder of

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Funny and informative. My conservative friends had better watch out! Because my wit is now armed and extremely dangerous. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Daniel Kurtzman chronicles the absurdities of politics as editor of, the popular website that is part of The New York Times Company's network. A former Washington correspondent-turned-political satirist, his work has appeared in The New York Times, Huffington Post, and San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications. An equal opportunity offender, Kurtzman is author of the dueling humor books, "How to Win a Fight with a Conservative" and "How to Win a Fight with a Liberal.

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