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What It Means to Be a Democrat - 11 edition

What It Means to Be a Democrat (ISBN10: 0399158227; ISBN13: 9780399158223)
ISBN13: 978-0399158223
ISBN10: 0399158227

Summary: A call to arms by the former presidential candidate that combines personal anecdotes and cultural critiques to remind liberals of their ideological compass and restore confidence. George McGovern has been a leading figure of the Democratic Party for more than fifty years. From this true liberal comes a thoughtful examination of what being a Democrat really means. McGovern admonishes current Democratic politicians for losing sight of their ideals as they subscribe to an increas
ingly centrist policy agenda. Applying his wide- ranging knowledge and expertise on issues ranging from military spending to same-sex marriage to educational reform, he stresses the importance of creating policies we can be proud of. Finally, with 2012 looming, McGovern's What It Means to Be a Democratoffers a vision of the Party's future in which ideological coherence and courage rule.
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Summary: A call to arms by the former presidential candidate that combines personal anecdotes and cultural critiques to remind liberals of their ideological compass and restore confidence. George McGovern has been a leading figure of the Democratic Party for more than fifty years. From this true liberal comes a thoughtful examination of what being a Democrat really means. McGovern admonishes current Democratic politicians for losing sight of their ideals as they subscribe to an increasingly centrist policy agenda. Applying his wide- ranging knowledge and expertise on issues ranging from military spending to same-sex marriage to educational reform, he stresses the importance of creating policies we can be proud of. Finally, with 2012 looming, McGovern's What It Means to Be a Democratoffers a vision of the Party's future in which ideological coherence and courage rule.
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Edition/Copyright: 11
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2011
International: No



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