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Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them - Al Franken
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them
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3.50 10
ISBN: 9780141017808 (0141017805)
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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Kaethe rated it
4.0 Lies and the Lying Liars Al Franken
It seems the only way to be a liberal partisan is as a humorist. I'd like to think that every book he sold brought Franken closer to the senate. Hey, maybe that means Jon Stewart will run for senate? Library copy
TheBecks rated it
I don't know if I would necessarily call this "fair and balanced" but I get the pun. I will say that this was interesting and I jotted down quite a few things to look into more on my own. I may lean more toward Franken's side of the debate, and I think that he did a heck of a lot more research than,...
EricCWelch rated it
This very funny but extremely serious book goes after the deliberate falsehoods perpetrated by the right-wing on "liberals."As you may know, the Fox Network went after Franken for trademark infringement because he used the phrase "fair and balanced." The judge threw out the suit as completely ludicr...
wealhtheow rated it
I agree with Franken's points, but he doesn't make them very well. I'm not sure we need more vitrolic rhetoric in today's political debate.
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The Drift Of Things rated it
4.0 Lies: And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right
Even though this book is very satirical and funny, there's also a lot of good information here---things I didn't know about certain conservative morons. Also, unlike his less-intelligent detractors, Franken also provides documentation for his claims.
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