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My main problem with his lack of diagnosis is that he doesn't provide a very clear path for where to go from here.
He is one of The People and he is as "stupid" as the rest of us, so he can't really separate opinion, emotion, beliefs, and facts any better than anyone else.
(If voters aren't really stupid as I suggest, but are rational as suggested above- then what explains their ignorance of politics?
Excellent book, explains just how stupid the collective "we" are as voters. Very scary to ponder, regardless of party or slant.Published 12 months ago by William Kaberlein
Nobody can be this dumb or stupid. America is a deep hypocrisy. Americans are in a deep trance. Americans are grotesque liars who will believe absurd nonsense. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Stephen A Miller
I've said it about his other books, but Shenkman is a bathroom book genius. Quick, funny, interesting tidbits for a quick bathroom break. Read morePublished 13 months ago by JS
Truly an insightful book about why the poor and uneducated support politicians and policies that are really against their own best interests.Published 13 months ago by Falconlady
I have to confess that I only got through half of this. It just was not compelling enough a narrative and I really though the authors fixated too much on politics. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Alexander E. Paulsen
This is a rather nice summary of democracy's imperfections. I have long suspected that in its present form it may not become the ultimate evolutionary structure of governance. Read morePublished 16 months ago by H. Peter Nennhaus
Very interesting. I got this book for my political science class. The cover is smooth and matte. No complains. Great.Published 17 months ago by Natalia
There are so many things identified in this book that I realize are true but I never thought of before.Published 18 months ago by Stephen Wineteer
Easy read, and lots of valuable info gained. Sherman laid down facts rather than flooding with bias opinions, have fun y'all!Published 19 months ago by yeah, I'm her