WHY AMERICANS HATE POLITICS: DEATH OF THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS: Republican Toughs, Democratic Wimps, and the Politics of Revenge

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Simon & Schuster, May 15, 1991 - Political Science - 430 pages
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Americans, by and large, have rejected the political process. They resent politicians, don't vote, and distrust government. The Washington Post's E.J. Dionne, Jr., has written an illuminating book that explains why the American political system is foundering; why most Americans have lost interest in participating; and how we may breathe vitality back into our public life.

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If you’re interested in acquiring a better understanding of the “false polarization of false choices” that Americans are still struggling with today, you should check out Why Americans Hate Politics ... Read full review

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I regret E J Dionne’s book is called Why Americans Hate Politics because it misleads the reader into thinking that it is about something that it’s not. This is a book that discusses U.S. politics of ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

E. J. Dionne, Jr., is a bestselling author, a syndicated columnist who appears twice weekly in The Washington Post and nearly a hundred other newspapers, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a professor at Georgetown University. His Why Americans Hate Politics won a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was a nominee for the National Book Award. He is a regular commentator on National Public Radio and on other radio and television programs. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Mary Boyle, and their three children.

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