In How the Left Swiftboated America, FOX commentator and bestselling author John Gibson offers the first comprehensive defense of the Bush presidency against its numerous detractors. In this provocative political work, Gibson explores who was right and who was wrong in taking us into the Iraq War and a host of other issues, arguing that it was the Left that actually lied while claiming to expose the truth.
Introduction : swiftboating for fun and profit -- How many reasons do you need to hate George W. Bush? -- Bush was no Churchill : seriously, he can't talk. so what? -- The swiftboat twins : how Jon Stewart and Frank Rich teamed up to mock and discredit Bush -- Who let Keith Olbermann go off his meds? : a look behind the curtain of left-wing cable news -- Sixteen words : the bogus storm over Bush's speech and the Wilson/Plame affair -- The numbers game : swiftboating the war with statistics -- Katrina and the Bush-hating left -- The echo chamber : Dailykos and the left-wing noise machine -- The torture myth : how the left spun Bush's restrained and successful interrogation techniques into the Spanish Inquisition -- Swiftboating the surge : how the Democrats got married to losing in Iraq -- What to do when swiftboating lies are spoken in your presence -- Afterword : how Barack Obama swiftboated his way to the White House-- and beyond.
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st December 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia