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Looking for a good book on the Bush presidency.

Asked by pattyb (786points) July 4th, 2008 from iPhone

Detailing what a disaster it has been, but based on FACTS not fluff or liberal idealism and half-truths.

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xxporkxsodaxx's avatar

HAHA! Good luck!

HotAsIce911's avatar

I found lots of anti-Bush books online, not sure where you can get them or buy them but here is a list:

* Eric Alterman and Mark J. Green, The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America, (2004) ISBN 0–670-03273–5
* Ken Auletta (January 19, 2004). “Fortress Bush: How the White House Keeps the Press Under Control”, The New Yorker, LXXIX, 53
* Bruce Bartlett, Imposter: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy, (2006) ISBN 0–385-51827–7
* Paul Begala, Is Our Children Learning?: The Case Against George W. Bush, (2000) ISBN 0–7432-1478–1
* Paul Begala, It’s Still the Economy, Stupid : George W. Bush, The GOP’s CEO, (2002) ISBN 0–7432-4647–0
* John Bonifaz, Warrior King: The Case for Impeaching George Bush, (2003) ISBN 1–56025-606–0
* James Bovard, The Bush Betrayal, (2004) ISBN 1–4039-6727-X
* Russell S. Bowen, The Immaculate Deception: The Bush Crime Family Exposed, (1991) ISBN 0–922356-80–7
* Robert Bryce, Cronies: Oil, The Bushes, and the Rise of Texas, America’s Superstate, (2004) ISBN 1–58648-188–6
* Robert C. Byrd, Losing America: Confronting a Reckless and Arrogant Presidency, (2004) ISBN 0–393-05942–1
* Richard Clarke, Against All Enemies : Inside America’s War on Terror, (2004) ISBN 0–7432-6045–7
* David Corn, The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception, (2003) ISBN 1–4000-5066–9
* John W. Dean, Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush, (2004) ISBN 0–316-00023-X
* Robert S. Devine, Bush Versus the Environment, (2004) ISBN 1–4000-7521–1
* Maureen Dowd, Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk, (2004) ISBN 0–399-15258-X
* Dr. Justin A. Frank, Bush On The Couch: Inside the Mind of the President, (2004), Regan Books. ISBN 0–06-073670–4
* Al Franken, Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, (2003) ISBN 0–525-94764–7
* Al Franken, Still More George W. Bushisms: Neither in French nor in English nor in Mexican, (2003) ISBN 0–7432-5100–8
* Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer & Brendan Nyhan, All the President’s Spin: George W. Bush, the Media, and the Truth, (2004) ISBN 0–7432-6251–4
* James Hatfield, Fortunate Son: George W. Bush and the Making of an American President, (1999) ISBN 1–887128-84–0
* Jack Huberman, The Bush – Haters Handbook: A Guide to the Most Appalling Presidency of the Past 100 Years, (2003) ISBN 1–56025-569–2
* Molly Ivins, Bushwhacked : Life in George W. Bush’s America, (2003) ISBN 0–375-50752–3
* Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose, Shrub: The Short but Happy Political Life of George W. Bush, (2000) ISBN 0–375-50399–4
* Patrick S. Johnston, Mission Accomplished (Novel), (2006) ISBN 1–59858-244–5
* William Karel, The World According to Bush, (2004) documentary
* Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Crimes Against Nature: How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy, (2004) ISBN 0–06-074687–4
* Mark Crispin Miller, The Bush Dyslexicon: Observations on a National Disorder, (2002) ISBN 0–393-32296–3
* Mark Crispin Miller, Cruel and Unusual: Bush/Cheney’s New World Order, (2004) ISBN 0–393-05917–0
* Michael Moore, Dude, Where’s My Country?, (2004) ISBN 0–446-69379–0
* Michael Moore, Stupid White Men, (2004) ISBN 0–06-098726-X
* Michael Moore, Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) motion picture
* Jack Nargundkar, The Bush Diaries: A Citizen’s Review of the First Term (2005) ISBN 0–595-35898–5
* Kevin Phillips, American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush (2004) ISBN 0–670-03264–6
* Carl Pope, Strategic Ignorance : Why the Bush Administration Is Recklessly Destroying a Century of Environmental Progress, (2004) ISBN 1–57805-109–6
* Gabriel Range, Death of a President (2006) motion picture
* Webster Griffin Tarpley and Anton Chaitkin, George Bush: The Unauthorized Biography ([1]
* Michael Scheuer (orig. pub. under “Anonymous”), Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror, (2004) ISBN 1–57488-849–8
* Glenn W Smith, Unfit Commander: Texans for Truth Take on George W. Bush, (2004) ISBN 0–06-079245–0
* Craig Unger, House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World’s Two Most Powerful Dynasties, (2004) ISBN 0–7432-5337-X
* Paul Waldman, Fraud: The Strategy Behind the Bush Lies and Why the Media Didn’t Tell You, (2004) ISBN 1–4022-0252–0
* Ian Williams, Deserter: George Bush’s War on Military Families, Veterans, and His Past, (2004) ISBN 1–56025-627–3
* Clint Willis, The I Hate George W. Bush Reader: Why Dubya Is Wrong About Absolutely Everything, (2004) ISBN 1–56025-589–7
* Bob Woodward, “State of Denial”, (2006)

Lots of these are actually on and maybe your local library has a few.

babygalll's avatar

It’s not obvious that we are living in the disaster he created?!?

beast's avatar

When I first read the question, I thought it said, “Looking for a book on the good Bush presidency.” HAHAHAHA. His presidency is/was a joke.

Upward's avatar

Dubya….Dubya…. Dubya….
Your almost as loved as Hitler.

crunchaweezy's avatar


Hitler was very loved.. at first….

Upward's avatar

Did you see all the Bush protesters today?
Maybe the tide is beginning to turn against him. No better day than the 4th of July.

shockvalue's avatar

“Stupid White Men”.

kimigen's avatar

“Cowboy Republic: 6 Ways the Bush Gang Defied the Rule of Law” or something like that. The author is Margery Cohn

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