Emotions predominate and defensive walls go up automatically. A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America by Philip Rucker and Carol Leoning (audiobook). Our nation will be tested. Refresh and try again. That is my fear.” —”, “Trump’s friends and advisers had long observed that he had an amazing ability to disconnect from facts and remember experiences the way it suited him at the moment, a dangerous habit when being interviewed by federal prosecutors in a criminal investigation.”. I have to remind myself I said an oath to a document in the National Archives. He’s used it often in tweets and speeches since and doesn’t seem to recognize the illogical claim a person shouldn’t make about himself. They are not bloggers or amateurs. . Its page for “A Very Stable Genius” — a new book critical of President Donald Trump — also only allows reviews by verified buyers. 33,255 55 120 Books You Just Can't Put Down. A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America. A Promised Land Barack Obama . Nemokamas pristatymas į … Rome fell, remember. During his Inaugural Address, President Trump stated, “The oath of office I take today is … by ECW Press. This collection is priceless and so is living in the artist's home base, where we get to see his work regularly. The hair goes up on the back of your neck. And that's a family heirloom of sorts. Their work is a devastating portrait of a man totally out of his depth in his current job and even worse, abusive to others because of his ignorance. Die-hard mystery fans are always on the hunt for their next supremely satisfying whodunit. Note I used the word “ignorance.” That means “not knowing” while the other word, “stupid” means capable of understanding only a limited amount of information. He is particularly averse to the written word, which may explain why his often incomprehensible and awkward use of verbal language as well. 2. But, in a sense, it is a Cliffs Notes sort of thing. There will be another nationalist, racist, divisive liar-president, no doubt, before long, even if Trump's idiocy catches up with him and he is voted out in 2020. A Very Stable Genius cuts through all of that haze with the ruthless of a knife, leaving us in no doubt as to what actually happened. A Very Stable Genius covers the Trump presidency in its first three years, reporting on the doings of the president and his cabinet. Washington Post national investigative reporter Carol Leonnig and White House bureau chief Philip Rucker, both Pulitzer Prize winners, provide the definitive insider narrative of Donald Trump’s unique presidency with shocking new reporting and insight into its implications. He has given the world a crash course, detailed in A Very Stable Genius, in how to achieve near autocracy in the American presidency. Welcome back. The authors do a good job in providing a more complete picture of what's happening behind the scenes of this chaotic administration. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Much of the information is not new if you follow the news regularly, but what is valuable is seeing it all in one place and linked together. Brah. And this was before the Ukraine thingamagig. Grouping Information. Journalists have been much maligned in recent years, but I applaud their dogged efforts to publish this story. The latest Donald Trump expose published today is “A Very Stable Genius”, by Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig. This book is destined to become a standard reference work for later more detailed histories of this period of American history. I'm not interested in most of the Trump books but I decided to read this one because of the authors' credentials. Michael Edward "Mike" Luckovich is an editorial cartoonist working for, Books About, By or Involving Donald Trump, Goodreads Editors (and CEO) Share Their Mystery Picks. Even two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Mike Luckovich admits it’s been a challenge covering the Cheeto-in-Chief in his internationally syndicated political cartoons. The reality, of course, is that it reads just as daily life unfolds in this era -- there is hardly. This book chronicles Donald Trump's pathway to the Presidency, from the moment he rode down the escalator to announce his candidacy to the revelation of the phone call he made to the president of the Ukraine. Your teeth grate. The instant #1 bestseller. Grippingly told, A Very Stable Genius is a behind-the-scenes account of Trump's vainglorious pursuit of power in his first term – the rages and the frenzies, the dishonesty and the depravity – as his remaining loyal staffers eye the exits, and he stares down the reality of impeachment. If you are a conservative in these troubled times, you do not want to read this book. I swore to the Constitution. Cover to cover in a few days. If you are a liberal like me, you will fall off your chair laughing and then shake your head because you know it's all true. I read this as an eBook from the library. But Mike rose to the challenge, pulling no punches and stripping down Trump and his cronies with his signature wit and style. The time is coming. A compilation of Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist's published work about #45. It is co-written by two NY Times reporters who are winners of multiple Pulitzer Prizes for journalism. Every nation is. It does not cover any new events that the media haven't already touched on but since the book is based on first-person interviews it offers a much more detailed accounting of conversations and how staffers personally felt during the events. He is opening up vulnerabilities for this to happen. “If he wanted to, how far could he push this?” this aide asked. USA Today's Best-Selling Books List. 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