9780143114178

The Argument: Inside the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics

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    9780143114178

  • ISBN10:

    0143114174

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-29
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Summary

Widely cited by journalists and bloggers as the man to read to understand the political races, New York Times Magazinewriter Matt Bai has written a book about the Democratic Party thatís as riveting as it is timely and vital. The Argumenttakes readers to the front lines of the grassroots progressive movement that is seizing power from the partyís weakened D.C. establishment, capturing a colorful cast of donors and power brokers struggling to articulate a direction: an argument. The result is a fascinating, uniquely candid look at present-day politics.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Election Dayp. 1
The Killer Slide Showp. 23
The Thingp. 49
The Power of the Listp. 67
The Road to Dysfunctionp. 93
Moments of Destinyp. 123
The Argumentp. 153
Beyond the Message Objectp. 181
Backward Compatiblep. 191
"They're Not Right About That"p. 217
Into the Abyssp. 227
The Kissp. 257
Score!p. 283
Afterwordp. 303
Acknowledgmentsp. 309
Indexp. 313
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