How to rig an election: confessions of a Republican operative
From the earliest days of the Republican Revolution through its culmination in the second Bush White House, Raymond played a key role in helping GOP candidates twist the truth beyond recognition during a decade of crucial and bitterly fought campaigns. His career took him from the nastiest of local elections in New Jersey backwaters through runs for Congress and the Senate and right up to a top management position in a bid for the presidency itself.
It also took him to prison.
Full of wit and candor, Raymond's account offers an astonishingly frank look at the black art of campaigning and the vagaries of the Republican establishment. Unlike many "architects" of the political scene, the author takes full responsibility for his actions -- even as he never misses a trick.
A completely original tale of the disillusioning of a man who enters politics with no illusions, How to Rig an Election is a brilliant and hilarious exposé of how the contemporary political game is really played.
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|auth_author2||Spiegelman, Ian, 1974-|
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b12977019|Book|Books||English|Simon & Schuster,|2008.|240 p. ; 24 cm.|
|subject_facet||Elections -- Corrupt practices -- New Hampshire|
|title_display||How to rig an election : confessions of a Republican operative|
|title_full||How to rig an election : confessions of a Republican operative / Allen Raymond with Ian Spiegelman|
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