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Yet the narrative is brisk, even suspenseful.
Great detail and background on the why and the how key players of the Obama administration including the president unsuccessfully pursued economic recovery policies .
The most obvious example of this is the title, which doesn't make much sense on a number of levels.
Nothing in the book not already known, and it seemed like Scheiber was leaning towards excuses for Obama.Published 5 months ago by Dallas
Great detail and background on the why and the how key players of the Obama administration including the president unsuccessfully pursued economic recovery policies . Read morePublished 6 months ago by Peter Schutt
The complete title How Obama's Team Fumbled the Recovery is now old news, perhaps even forgotten as The President moves into his second term of office. Read morePublished 20 months ago by wsmrer
After seeing many complimentary references to this book, I was disappointed by its poor quality. There are always two sides to every policy difference. Read morePublished on October 24, 2012 by 180 Out
You would normally not think of curling up next to a warm fire on a cool fall night with a book on finance. Read morePublished on October 16, 2012 by Dr. Wilson Trivino
Excellent account as to the failure of the Obama people to encourage a recovery. Names the players and their beliefs which have left us where we are. A manual on what not to do.Published on October 13, 2012 by Stan L Kenyon
Noam Scheiber is a senior editor of the New Republic, and a fellow for the New America Foundation. He wrote in this 2011 book that economic adviser Lawrence Summers' stimulus... Read morePublished on September 24, 2012 by Steven H Propp
Having read plenty of the authors work online in The Nation, I was a little reluctant to spend my time reading his book. But I am glad I did and I recommend it. Read morePublished on August 12, 2012 by Joe Butson
Here's my review of The Escape Artists, which I think does a good job of delving into the personalities of the principals, but seems to fall into the trap of assuming the president... Read morePublished on May 9, 2012 by T. A. Venegas