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By Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer, Brendan Nyhan

Publish yr note: initially released in 2004

All the President's Spin, the 1st ebook from the editors of the acclaimed nonpartisan web site Spinsanity, unmasks the strategies of deception and media manipulation that George W. Bush has used to promote his time table to the yank people.

From his campaigns for tax cuts to the controversy over struggle in Iraq, President Bush has hired an unheard of onslaught of half-truths and strategically ambiguous language to curve and warp the evidence. Fritz, Keefer, and Nyhan's robust critique of Bush's list of coverage deception explains why the media has didn't carry him responsible and demonstrates the danger those strategies pose to sincere political debate.

This is the fundamental publication for each citizen who desires to know the way George W. Bush has misled the kingdom and why, if left unchallenged, all of the President's spin might quickly turn into ordinary perform -- a devastating improvement for our democracy.

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