It's My Party

A Republican's Messy Love Affair with the GOP
By Peter Robinson (Electronic Book, 2001)
My views were Republican, I voted Republican, I worked in a WhiteHouse that was Republican. I had to admit it. I was as Republican asthey come. That may have been obvious to you, but it came as a rudeawakening to me.""

After Ronald Reagan, after George Bush, after "Bill Clinton, " whereis the Republican Party headed today? This is exactly the questionformer White House speechwriter and special assistant to the presidentPeter Robinson asked himself -- and the answers he discovered surprisedeven him. "It's My Party" is part irreverent memoir, part "traveldiary, " and part impassioned call to arms. In it, Robinson shows justwhat the GOP has got going for it -- and how its most triumphant yearsare yet to come.

Along with Robinson's personal, and sometimes hilarious, lifelongrelationship with Republicanism, "It's My Party" takes us throughhistory and geography to trace the party's roots. It pushes the hotbuttons of headline issues that other political professionals are afraidto touch. It introduces us to both the party's leaders and its footsoldiers, from George Bush, Sr., to Rep. Chris Cox, from Newt Gingrichto Bret Schundler, mayor

My views were Republican, I voted Republican, I worked in a WhiteHouse that was Republican. I had to admit it. I was as Republican asthey come. That may have been obvious to you, but it came as a rudeawakening to me.""

After Ronald Reagan, after George Bush, after "Bill Clinton, " whereis the Republican Party headed today? This is exactly the questionformer White House speechwriter and special assistant to the presidentPeter Robinson asked himself -- and the answers he discovered surprisedeven him. "It's My Party" is part irreverent memoir, part "traveldiary, " and part impassioned call to arms. In it, Robinson shows justwhat the GOP has got going for it -- and how its most triumphant yearsare yet to come.

Along with Robinson's personal, and sometimes hilarious, lifelongrelationship with Republicanism, "It's My Party" takes us throughhistory and geography to trace the party's roots. It pushes the hotbuttons of headline issues that other political professionals are afraidto touch. It introduces us to both the party's leaders and its footsoldiers, from George Bush, Sr., to Rep. Chris Cox, from Newt Gingrichto Bret Schundler, mayor

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  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $11.99 US/$11.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759542259
  • On Sale Date: 01/01/2001
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Philosophy

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Philosophy / Political

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