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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.
This is a 20 year-old book. Author tends to dislike all political parties, which makes this seem more like a whine-fest. Pick one party and skewer them. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Bill Moore
Hilarious and spot on as always. A wonderful blast of fresh air - politically incorrect air that is.Published 1 month ago by Pieter van der Wal
I consider it an excellent book on politics. If there is somethink I can point to, it is its realism. Be it on drug policy or farm policy. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Radu CM
Not much humor in this book or work, he put this together in one day it seems. Did not enjoy it al AT&T.Published 4 months ago by sawyer lake
This should be a main text used by High School civics classes. It might actually be read & remembered. It's a pending "suggested" reading (a.k.a. Read morePublished 5 months ago by David
P.J. O`Rourke hits it out of the park. He definitely has a real RINO slant to his views, but it is damn funny.Published 5 months ago by Michael Crossman
I bought this book on the referral of my brother. This reads easy as the writer uses appropriate humor. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Charles Shepard