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Generalissimo El Busho: Essays & Cartoons on the Bush Years Hardcover – June 1, 2004
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"Should (Rall) be pubished, arrested? Shot at dawn? Governmental action may be necessary." -- 1996/2000 Republican Presidential Candidate Alan Keyes
"Ted Rall is a national hero." -- Daily Texan
"Ted Rall is giving dissent a bad name." -- The Comics Journal --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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The introduction by fellow political cartoonist, Tom Tomorrow, sardonically defends Rall against those who accuse him of hating America; "...he hates America so much, he thinks the guy who wins the election should be the guy who actually becomes president."
In the preface that follows, Ted Rall describes the incredible events that took place during and shortly after Election Day, November 7, 2000. On November 9th, more than a month before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Bush v. Gore, the Bush campaign sent James Baker to proclaim Bush the winner on PBS' The News With Jim Lehrer. "...as the recount continued, Baker returned to Lehrer's show to threaten a military coup d'état should Bush be denied the presidency. Bush's people sent young goons to beat up and intimidate Miami-Dade County election workers."
These events heralded Rall's creation of "Generalissimo El Busho".
"Bush was a bully. Like all bullies-like all tin-pot third world autocrats-he wasn't going to take no for an answer.Read more ›
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Just about the perfect present for any vaguely literate person who didn't particularly enjoy Bush v 2.0 and his antics.Published on January 13, 2014 by Scott
Seldom an America has been so clearly divided on the opinion of the quality of his president. The one rejoice, the others moan. Read morePublished on October 18, 2005 by FrizzText
He is a pathetic hatemonger spewing venom. Eat it up, lefty lunatics. This is your master, leading you to the alter of leftwing self-immolation.Published on June 3, 2005 by Mumakata
The humor is typical of Ted Rall -- extremely lame -- and his politics borders on the purely irrational. Ted would do well living in Havana with Castro. Read morePublished on August 20, 2004 by Thomas Wayne