Before you settle down actually to read this book, you may want to consider a course in anger management. Many Americans are well aware that the Obama administration is a case study in the art of the concentrated “Power Grab,” the volume’s title.
David Limbaugh is an evangelical Christian and a lawyer. He is also Rush’s younger brother. In “Jesus On Trial,” Mr. Limbaugh attempts to prove the veracity of the Gospels by using the legal rules of evidence to make his case.
Liberals will like Rick Perlstein’s “The Invisible Bridge” for it will affirm their sense of moral superiority and the certainty that their motives are always pure. It will also reinforce their view that conservatives are ill-motivated haters and yahoos.
Writing a book about formulating military doctrine for a general audience is no easy task, but Army Lt. Col. John Nagl (retired) has mastered the challenge.
In this treat of a book there are talking shoes advising their wearer on what not to eat and there is the boundless philosophizing of Mma Precious Ramotswe, owner of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency of Botswana.
If you go to a bookstore, you’ll find an abundance of books deploring the very nature of capitalism. Hence, it’s a pleasure to find one author who will buck the trend and present the flawed logic of the anti-capitalists.
If the 1940s gave the United States its “Greatest Generation,” then it would seem from this collection that it also gave The New Yorker magazine its greatest decade.