328.331 S971
The speechwriter : a brief education in politics. --
Imp / Ed.:
New York, NY, Estados Unidos : Simon & Schuster, c2015.
xi, 204 p. ; 22 cm.
Author's note. -- 1. The dumps. -- 2. The writer. -- 3. Language. -- 4. My list. -- 5. Letters. -- 6. The art of saying no. -- 7. Talking points. -- 8. Press conferences. -- 9. Verbiage. -- 10. Stimulus. -- 11. Tea Party. -- 12. Fall. -- 13. Impeachment. -- 14. A larger notion. --
Tomado de Amazon: "The Speechwriter is a funny and candid introduction to the world of politics, where press statements are purposefully nonsensical, grammatical errors are intentional, and better copy means more words. Swaim paints a portrait of a man so principled he’d rather sweat than use state money to pay for air conditioning, so oblivious he’d wear the same stained shirt for two weeks, so egotistical he’d belittle his staffers to make himself feel better, and so self-absorbed he never once apologized to his staff for making his administration the laughing stock of the country. On the surface, this is the story of one politician’s rise and fall. But in the end, it’s a story about us—the very real people who want to believe in our leaders and must learn to survive with broken hearts."

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