The Argument Billionaires Bloggers and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics (KINDLE)

  • Paperback
  • 322
  • The Argument Billionaires Bloggers and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics
  • Matt Bai
  • English
  • 07 January 2018
  • 9780143114178

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Read Î The Argument Billionaires Bloggers and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook  Matt Bai Matt Bai  0 Free read Lishment capturing a colorful cast of donors and power brokers struggling to articulate a direction an argument The result is a fascinating uniuely candid look at present day politics. Very interesting and informative look at the different forces vying for sway in the Democratic Party between 2004 and 2006 Bai starts with the positive descriptions of how each group is genuinely concerned with changing the course of our country but balances with an insider s view of major flaws within each movement The billionaires are progressive and connected but suffer from grandeur The bloggers bring fresh outsider analysis but tend to be too critical and unwilling to compromise MoveOn represents the closest to grassroots our political system has been moved by but MoveOn s momentum has waned Great study of the real maneuvering going on in politics today

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Read Î The Argument Billionaires Bloggers and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook  Matt Bai Matt Bai  0 Free read Widely cited by journalists and bloggers as the man to read to understand the political races New York Times Magazine writer Matt Bai has written a book about the Democratic Party tha. I enjoyed this book it provided detailed accounts of the established and emerging groups and stakeholders in the Democratic Party during 2004 2008 The book introduced many of the Democratic leaders characters personalities institutions trends tensions themes and events that played important roles in the 2008 2012 and 2016 election cycles It helped me better understand the source of tension between progressive and traditional forces personalities and resources in the Democratic party that influenced their strategies communications ideas and platforms they adopted in an attempt to reorient the party for the 21st Century

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Read Î The Argument Billionaires Bloggers and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook  Matt Bai Matt Bai  0 Free read T's as riveting as it is timely and vital The Argument takes readers to the front lines of the grassroots progressive movement that is seizing power from the party's weakened DC estab. An entertaining look at some of the faces and factors remaking the Democratic Party but also frustrating Bai has a thesis here that I m not convinced is entirely fair and he does hammer away at it that the new progressive movement has no ideas of how to govern and is instead obsessed with mere tactics that they think will win elections as if just electing Democrats will solve all the nation s problemsAdmittedly you d be hard pressed to look at the 2006 midterm elections and see evidence of any grand ideas the Democrats ran on and Bai is not impressed with the efforts of the people he spent time around while researching this book to come up with such ideas But such activity is out there such as at the Center for American Progress which Bai himself mentions a couple of times but essentially glides over maybe he should have spent time in their offices and less hanging o