By Joe Maguire
She is an uncompromising apologist for the proper and a hater of all issues left. Is there whatever she will not do or say to additional her schedule? the answer's no. Brainless: The Lies and Lunacy of Ann Coulter is an unbridled examine a girl who twists the reality, misleads, performs free with evidence and allusions, and has been accused of plagiarism in hammering domestic her logic-defying arguments. Brainless illustrates the hazards, ironies, and hypocrisies of the Mistress of Malice. She spews her venom generously around the spectrum. Democrats and Liberals are only the start. if you are a girl (you won't vote), homosexual (you're going to hell), a September 11 widow (dancing in your murdered husband's grave) or invoice Clinton (slurs and fees too quite a few to say here), you can find your self the item of her ire. Now it is time to flip the tables and take a very good not easy examine the excessive Priestess of Hypocrisy. Journalist Joe Maguire takes aside her arguments, choices aside her schedule, and offers us a glance on the psychology and heritage of the girl who has lowered public political and cultural debate to browbeating and name-calling. Diligently researched (with resource notes you could verify!), Maguire separates truth from fable and provides us an unvarnished examine the genuine Ann Coulter. let's accept it. you do not ever are looking to learn a ebook by way of Ann Coulter. learn this so that you shouldn't have to!
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Extra resources for Brainless: The Lies and Lunacy of Ann Coulter
In addition to making frequent ad hominem attacks, Ann seems rather fond of the unscrupulous sales tactic known as the old baitand-switch. A prime example comes on page 15 of Slander. And this one is particularly nasty. ” That was actually the headline on a lead editorial in the Newspaper of Record. Thomas is not engaged on the substance of his judicial philosophy. ”41 Wow. That’s a lot of nasty stuff in that Times editorial. Or it would be, if the newspaper had actually printed any of it, aside from the comparatively mild “youngest, cruelest justice” part— which is certainly within the scope of editorial-page decorum.
To Ann, discussing Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun’s majority (repeat: majority) opinion in Roe v. ”27 Now, we all know Will & Grace jumped the shark in 2002 when they added Harry Connick Jr. —gay people in it. But the fact remains that Will & Grace was the number two comedy on television from 2001–05, which would seem to make Ann completely out of touch with a huge swath of America. And given the numbers, it couldn’t possibly be that only the people on the coasts were watching. Granted, it’s possible to be both popular and inane.
If that doesn’t make every struggling writer in this country throw up in his mouth just a little, nothing will. Yes, it’s been quite an uphill battle for Ann. ”71 Again, not to quibble, but both Slander and Godless were brought to print by Crown Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc. It’s probably a fair guess to say you’ve heard of Random House, a huge publishing house with more than 10 imprints and a truly far-reaching international presence. If not, a little book of theirs called The 45 B R A I N L E S S Da Vinci Code might ring a bell.