This is an outstanding book and a must-read for anyone who votes.
While the work is occasionally a bit too sophisticated for a lay audience, the authors explain as they go, providing a great education on how things work.
As much as politicians throw "facts" around, this book dispels the skewed "truths" that are used for the discussions and arguments for political issues.
Interesting facts, but seemed to be slanted toward the democrats. The facts are the facts, but numbers can be fine-tuned to support any position.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
The metrics used in this book are mostly put out by the government itself but it does make very valid and interesting points. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Matthew D Hood
Overall, this book presents a fairly objective look at comparing Presidential performance. Although the author's bias shows in their commentary, it does not show in their numbers. Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by Dave
This is an outstanding book and a must-read for anyone who votes. The authors have produced a well-written fact-based assessment of presidential performance in virtually every... Read morePublished on October 24, 2012 by jray
This excellent book relies on an exhaustive compilation of bare facts, based mostly on Government data, which show trends as diverse as gross domestic product and rate of... Read morePublished on October 5, 2012 by David Mohr
It is a shame that this book has gone unnoticed. Jon Stewart maybe? I have been searching for resources that will navigate through the rubbish presented by the media, politicians,... Read morePublished on August 1, 2012 by Amazon Customer
FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO VERIFY THEIR FACTS, THIS BOOK IS INVALUABLE. THE GRAPHS AND GRAPHICS REFERESH THE MEMORY WITH EASE. Read morePublished on January 10, 2012 by BLB CHERTOK