Courage and Consequence

Courage and Consequence

My Life as A Conservative in the Fight

Book - 2010
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From the moment he set foot on it, Karl Rove has rocked America's political stage. He ran the national College Republicans at 22, and turned a Texas dominated by Democrats into a bastion for Republicans. He launched George W. Bush to national renown by unseating a popular Democratic governor, and then orchestrated a GOP White House win at a time when voters had little reason to throw out the incumbent party. For engineering victory after unlikely victory, Rove became known as "the Architect." Because of his success, Rove has been attacked his entire career, accused of everything from campaign chicanery to ideological divisiveness. In this frank memoir, Rove responds to critics, passionately articulates his political philosophy, and defends the choices he made on the campaign trail and in the White House.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Threshold Editions, 2010
Edition: 1st Threshold Editions hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781439191057
1439191050
9781416591863
1416591869
Branch Call Number: 973.92909 R769c 2010
Characteristics: xi, 596 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm

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Mar 26, 2011

The sections on crafting and winning election campaigns provide insight into the rough sport of US politics, although most of this long book is Rove's response to criticism of himself or the Bush administration.

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Feb 16, 2011

Great book well written.

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