"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
Rosemarie Ostler 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.