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Tyrrell's tone and narration is very conversational and entertaining.
The author does not know what conservatism is so he erroneously assumes that classical liberalism (itself a misleading term) has become conservatism.
He clearly didn't spend a lot of time editing this book or trying to develop the chapters.
I'm guessing the author wrote this to try to rally the base. If that's the case he made a critical mistake that most Republicans make -- it does no good to continue to preach to... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Mark Sutter
The author begins with 2 incorrect assumptions: 1. That liberalism is dead and 2. That he is a conservative.
The first assumption is easily and effectively dispelled. Read more
Liberalism ? what liberalism?...that died 30 years ago during the Reagan era. Chomsky says it was dead deep in the heart of the Summer of Love when the "liberal" media refused to... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Christian
A dry and slow read but it's a short book and was able to get through it fairly quickly. A book very appropo to what is going on in the headlines today. Read morePublished on July 11, 2012 by Raymond Diaz
enjoyed it-- only quibble-- mark sanford referenced instead of terry sanford-- other than that only the kind of sweeping historical narrative a thinker like Mr. Read morePublished on June 12, 2012 by Gordon
I purchased the kindle version of this book because I was intrigued by the thesis. I think the Left killed New Deal Liberalism in 4 stages:
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The English language is not so complicated and vast, where one needs to make up their own words if you actually grew up speaking the aforementioned. Why does Mr. R. Read morePublished on May 12, 2012 by The Instigator