Parliament of Whores is perfect for anyone who longs to cultivate an entertaining brand of cynicism, to be "a lone voice--not crying in the wilderness, thank you, but chortling in the rec room." O'Rourke is a master at making you laugh in spite of the better angels of your nature, and the only negative thing to be said about this tour de force is that his flamethrower brand of satire leaves nothing in its wake--certainly not the suggestion of an improvement. --Michael Gerber --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
He cites evidence for statements that seem reasonable. But his addiction to cute little jokes gets really tiresome.Published 8 days ago by Lacey
Sad commentary on the way our democracy functions. Amazing that it functions at all.Published 1 month ago by Craig Litchfield
I have no idea why PJ gets scoffed at with his brief yet accurate diatribes against price supports and entitlements, he is very non-partisan (ever hear of him on FOX NEWS)? Read morePublished 1 month ago by john moyers
Funny and as true now as when it was written in 1990. So much for our government!Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a true classic in literature. Extremely funny and engaging.Published 4 months ago by Linda Cain
Loved it and I am a dedicated democrat!! P.j. deeply understands the perils of power and greed combined with ignorance!Published 6 months ago by SuzyK