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It's Even Worse Than It Looks : How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of
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Hyperpartisanship is as old as American democracy. But now, acrimony is not confined to a moment; it’s a permanent state of affairs and has seeped into every part of the political process. Identifying the overriding problems that have led Congressand the United Statesto the brink of institutional collapse, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks profoundly altered the debate about why America’s government has become so dysfunctional. Through a new preface and afterword, Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein bring the story forward, examining the 2012 presidential campaign and exploring the prospects of a less dysfunctional government. As provocative and controversial as ever,It’s Even Worse Than It Looks will continue to set the terms of our political debate in the years to come.
Number of Pages: 247
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Political Process / Political Parties, Government / General, Political Ideologies / Democracy
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein
Street Date: April 5, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-3156
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