Wingnuts [electronic resource] : how the lunatic fringe is hijacking America / John Avlon ; foreword written and read by Tina Brown.
By: Avlon, John.
Contributor(s): Brown, Tina | Avlon, John.Material type: SoundSeries: Brilliance Audio on compact disc: Publisher: Grand Haven : Brilliance Audio, 2010Description: 1 sound file : digital.ISBN: 9781441866080 (electronic audio bk.); 1441866086 (electronic audio bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Politics and government -- 2009- | Political culture -- United States | Right and left (Political science) | Radicals -- United States | Political parties -- United StatesGenre/Form: Audiobooks. | Downloadable audio books.Additional physical formats: Source record:: Wingnuts.DDC classification: 320.50973 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title
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Read by John Avlon.
A wingnut is someone on the far-right or far-left wing of the political spectrum -- professional partisans, unhinged activists and paranoid conspiracy theorists. Campaigning as the antidote to polarized politics, Barack Obama promised to transcend the old divides of left and right, black and white, red states and blue states. But during his first year in office, he presided over an eruption of hate and hyper-partisanship that mocks the pledge upon which millions ushered him into office...
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Director: Mark Kondracki.