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The Resource How the hell did this happen? : the election of 2016, P. J. O'Rourke

How the hell did this happen? : the election of 2016, P. J. O'Rourke

Label
How the hell did this happen? : the election of 2016
Title
How the hell did this happen?
Title remainder
the election of 2016
Statement of responsibility
P. J. O'Rourke
Title variation
  • Mocking of the president : from USA to WTF in one election year
  • From USA to WTF in one election year
  • How the hell did this happen?
Title variation remainder
the election of 2016
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"No comedian could have written the joke this election cycle has been. The punch line is too ridiculous (whoever the punch line is going to be). Or, as celebrated political satirist, journalist, and diehard Republican P. J. O'Rourke put it in his endorsement of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton: "America is experiencing the most severe outbreak of mass psychosis since the Salem witch trials of 1692." In his latest book, P.J. brings his critical eye and inimitable voice to some serious risky business. How the Hell Did This Happen? begins with him diving into the pig pile of presidential candidates circa June 2015 including Jim ("who?") Webb, Scott Walker ("America's chance to have a President who gets carded every time he orders a beer"), Ted Cruz ("crazy like a fox--no, like a Fox News broadcast), Bernie Sanders ("Trump for people still living in their parents' basements"), and Donald Trump himself ("Landlord of the Flies"). P.J. eviscerates each frontrunner as he or she emerges from under the rock where they've all been living. He covers the dreadful key primaries and candidate debates, takes us through his come-to-Satan moment with Hillary, and leads the way into the Beginning of End Times in November"--
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10554544
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DLC
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O'Rourke, P. J
Dewey number
324.973/090512
Index
index present
LC call number
E911
LC item number
.O76 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Presidents
  • Presidential candidates
  • Political satire, American
  • HUMOR / Topic / Political
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch
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the election of 2016
Label
How the hell did this happen? : the election of 2016, P. J. O'Rourke
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1740644
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 216 pages
Isbn
9780802126191
Lccn
2016058368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802126191
  • (OCoLC)951955683
Label
How the hell did this happen? : the election of 2016, P. J. O'Rourke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1740644
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 216 pages
Isbn
9780802126191
Lccn
2016058368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802126191
  • (OCoLC)951955683

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