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Destruction of Hillary Clinton : Untangling the Political Forces, Media Culture, and Assault on Fact
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"Vital. An important...examination of the strange political life of Hillary Clinton."–Salon"A clear analysis of how a candidate who received the overwhelming majority of the popular vote, did not win the presidency.” —The ForwardGossip is easy. Get to the deeper truth, with this in-depth look at the political forces and media culture that vilified and ultimately defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign. The Destruction of Hillary Clinton is an answer to the question many have been asking: How did an extraordinarily well-qualified, experienced, and admired candidate—whose victory would have been as historic as Barack Obama's—come to be seen as a tool of the establishment, a chronic liar, and a talentless politician?In this masterful narrative of the 2016 campaign year and the events that led up to it, Susan Bordo unpacks the Rights' assault on Clinton and her reputation, the way the left provoked suspicion and indifference among the youth vote, the inescapable presence of James Comey, questions about Russian influence, and the media's malpractice in covering the candidate. Urgent, insightful, and engrossing, The Destruction of Hillary Clinton is an essential guide to understanding the most controversial presidential election in American history.