By Mike Lofgren
Every 4 years, tempers are confirmed and marriages fray as americans head to the polls to solid their votes. yet does a person quite care what we predict? Has our vaunted political method turn into one great, pricey, painfully scriped truth television express? during this cringe-inducing disclose of the sins and excesses of Beltwayland, an established Republican occasion insider argues that we have got turn into an oligarchy in shape if no longer in identify. addicted to warfare, genuflecting to important donors, in thrall to discredited fiscal theories and totally bereft of an ethical compass, America’s governing sessions are promoting their souls to entrenched curiosity whereas our bridges cave in, wages, stagnate, and our water is more and more undrinkable.
Drawing on sinsights gleaned over 3 many years on Capitol Hill, a lot of it at the finances Committee, Lofgren paints a gripping portrait of the dismal swamp at the Potomac and the revolution it is going to take to reclaim our govt and set us again on course.
From the Hardcover edition.