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Spanking the Donkey Dispatches from the Dumb Season

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ISBN-10: 0307345718

ISBN-13: 9780307345714

Edition: 2006

Authors: Matt Taibbi, David Rees

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The 2004 Election Was a Circus, and Matt Taibbi enjoyed a Front-Row Seat. As a correspondent for the "New York Press," "The Nation," and" Rolling Stone," Matt Taibbi scoured the political landscape for hard-hitting news stories. But the closer he got to the politicians, the more pompous and vapid they appeared. How could he write anything meaningful about these puffed-up martinets, much less vote for them? Nevertheless, Taibbi forged on and continued his responsibilities as a serious campaign reporter-- though not without frequent bouts of blind panic, drug use, and donning a gorilla suit. "Spanking the Donkey" indicts the surreal irrelevance of today' s mainstream politics with barbed…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English