"The book isn't just a compendium of vile barbs. . . . Ostler gives us the good lines but also puts them in historical context and digs out fascinating bits about their origins." - Steve Levingston, The Washington Post
"Another must-read political book." - Taegan Goddard's Political Wire
"An entertaining look at how American rhetoric and electioneering has shaped our perceptions of national politics." - Bradley Wright, Portland Book Review
About the Author
is the author of Let's Talk Turkey
and Dewdroppers, Waldos, and Slackers
. Ostler has also written articles for the Saturday Evening Post, Christian Science Monitor, Futurist, Whole Earth, Writer's Digest, Writer, Elks Magazine
, Entrepreneur.com, and other media.