American Dynasty. How The Bush Clan Became The World's Most Powerful And Dangerous Family

Phillips Kevin

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Allen Lane/Penquin
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2004
Edition: Reprint

Description: 397 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: The Bushes are the family nobody really knows. This popular lack of acquaintance-nurtured by gauzy imagery of Maine summer cottages, gray-haired national grandmothers, July 4th sparklers cowboy boots-has let national politics create a dynasticized presidency that would have horrified the Founders. After all, they'd led a revolution against a succession of royal Georges. Onetime Republican strategist Phillips reveals how four generations of Bushes have ascended the ladder of national power since WWI, becoming entrenched within the establishment-Yale, Wall Street, the Senate, the CIA, the vice presidency presidency-thru a recurrent flair for old-boy networking, national security involvement, criminality deception. By uncovering relationships connecting facts, Phillips comes to the conclusion that the Bush family has systematically used its financial social empire to gain the White House, subverting the very core of democracy. In their ambition, the Bushes ultimately reinvented themselves with facile timing, twisting turning from silver spoon Yankees to born-again evangelical Texans. As Jeb Bush considers a run for the presidency, American Dynasty explains what it all means.

ISBN: 9780713997460

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