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Trumpocracy : the corruption of the American republic / David Frum.

Frum, David, 1960- (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780062796738
  • ISBN: 0062796739
  • Physical Description: xvi, 301 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-283) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Pre-existing conditions -- Enablers -- Appeasers -- Plunder -- Betrayals -- Enemies of the people -- Rigged system -- America alone -- Autoimmune disorder -- Resentments -- Believers -- Hope.
Summary, etc.:
"From Russia to South Africa, from Turkey to the Philippines, from Venezuela to Hungary, authoritarian leaders have smashed restraints on their power. The freedom of the media and the judiciary have eroded. The right to vote remains, but the right to have one's vote counted honestly does not. Until the US presidential election of 2016, the global decline of democracy seemed a concern for other peoples in other lands. That complacent optimism has been upended by the political rise of Donald Trump. The crisis is upon Americans, here and now. Quietly, steadily, Trump and his administration are damaging the tenets and accepted practices of American democracy, perhaps irrevocably. As he and his family enrich themselves, the presidency itself falls into the hands of the generals and financiers who surround him. David Frum has been collecting the lies, obfuscations, and flagrant disregard for the traditional limits placed on the office of the presidency. During his own tenure in the White House as speechwriter for George W. Bush, Frum witnessed the ways the presidency is limited not by law but by tradition, propriety, and public outcry, all now weakened. Whether the Trump presidency lasts two, four, or seven more years, he has changed the nature of the office for the worse, and it will likely remain so for decades. In this powerful and eye-opening book, Frum makes clear that the hard work of recovery starts at home. Trumpocracy outlines how Trump could push America toward illiberalism, what the consequences could be for our nation and the world, and what we can do to prevent it"-- Dust jacket.
Subject: Trump, Donald, 1946-
United States > Politics and government > 2017-
Authoritarianism > United States.
Political culture > United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE > Commentary & Opinion.
POLITICAL SCIENCE > American Government > Executive Branch.
POLITICAL SCIENCE > Political Ideologies > Fascism & Totalitarianism.
United States > Politics and government.
Totalitarianism > United States.

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