Most importantly, he examines their collusion by the evidence of what they've done.
Madison, Jefferson, Washington, et. al. shouted until they were hoarse about the necessity of zealously watching politicians and rulers.
I think this book is one of the best readers in American political science I have ever come across.
Uses exhaustive historical references to specific instances of election manipulation.
Offers a motive and structure to many of the issues that have seemed to be... Read more
Karp's "Indispensable Enemies" is a mind-blowing, eye-opening book!
If published in more recent times, it would have been a top seller, since
it exposes a... Read more
Everyone should read this. Americans are so snowed by the theater of politics that we're sitting ducks for tyranny coming from all quarters.Published 11 months ago by Anne Martin
Karp is a controversial and spirited writer. You may not agree with some of his strongest claims, but well worth reading anyway.Published 12 months ago by Alan G. Nasser Sr.
I have to concur with the five-star reviewers. This book is absolutely essential to a solid understanding of American politics. Read morePublished on February 5, 2010 by D. Milam
There are times when a critic approaches a popular subject of criticism, only from an angle exactly opposite to the common one. Read morePublished on April 2, 2009 by M. A. Krul
For those who are under the illusion that political parties really are "different" and that you really still have a choice at the ballot box, this is a must read. Read morePublished on January 9, 2007 by GK
Walter Karp was one of the great political writers of the 20th Century. Dying young, he was still able to give us two masterpieces: "Liberty Under Siege", the story of exactly how... Read morePublished on October 7, 2005 by Eddie Kasica