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Bite the hand that feeds you : essays and provocations /

Henry Fairlie ; edited and with an introduction by Jeremy McCarter ; foreword by Leon Wieseltier.

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Main Author: Fairlie, Henry
Other Names: McCarter, Jeremy,
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Regions: United States - Politics and government - 20th century. | United States. | Förenta staterna - politik och förvaltning.
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A genius for conflict: the life of British politics -- Sketches of MPs -- The BBC attitude to politics -- In defense of ordinariness -- On the comforts of anger -- Evolution of a term: The establishment -- Chips of memory -- A volcanic flash: Winston Churchill -- The last, best hope for mankind: American space and time -- A cheer for American imperialism -- In defense of big government -- Let the convention be "a brawl" -- The importance of bathtubs: Fairlie at large -- Mencken's Booboisie in control of GOP: Fairlie at large -- The voice of hope: Franklin D. Roosevelt -- My America! -- If Pooh were president: a Tory's riposte to Reaganism -- Migration: Washington diarist -- Citizen Kennedy -- The idiocy of urban life -- Merry faxmas: Washington diarist -- Greedy geezers -- Brief whining moments: The collapse of oratory -- Pen ultimate -- Spurious George -- Perrier on the rocks -- An evening with hooter -- The harlot's prerogative: Writers and the press -- Necessary weapons -- Press against politics -- Magnates, mischief, and mass circulation -- How journalists get rich -- A radical and a patriot: Randolph Bourne -- Tory days: George F. Will -- When challenger fell from the sky.

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