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World He's even watched Fox News A lot And in this fair and balanced report Al bravely and candidly exposes them all for what they are liars Lying lying liars Al destroys the liberal media bias myth by doing what his targets seem incapable of getting his facts straight Using the Right's. Why I love this book 1 Definitely one of the funniest book titles I ve ever seen2 Remember when for years after 911 so many media and entertainment figures held themselves back from criticizing Bush administration Al broke the silence uite a bit with this book which was basically a bullshit cry heard round the country After that it seemed to be way ok for others to start speaking out You may think he s too moderate but he s pretty clever at calling bullshit on the right3 There was some really hilarious controversy surrounding this book when it came out Bill O Reilly got in a fight with Al over this book in a heated exchange at a major Book Expo The details of this fight are hilarious Also Fox tried to SUE him for using the fair and balanced phrase in his subtitle What happened is the judge told the Fox representatives in court that the were full of shit and in over their heads and the case was I think literally laughed out of court4 His sense of humor is very uniue

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Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

Al Franken one of our savviest satirists People has been studying the rhetoric of the Right He has listened to their cries of slander bias and even treason He has examined the Bush administration's policies of suandering our surplus ravaging the environment and alienating the rest of the. I ve been a registered Democrat since high school and many of my values are liberal but this was awful This book is an example of atrocious holier than thou thinking with humor that is meaner than it is funny and blind where it should be practical It s propaganda for people who already believe the cause and contributes nothing to discussion It s every bit as spiteful and unreasonable to its opposition as the vilified super conservatives It makes me wonder if people like Franken and Ann Coulter aren t in this for money as championship of polar values gets them easy praise and tons of cash I found the epilogue about the Democrats taking Congress and righting all the wrongs of the country to be the most amusing part of the book When we actually saw how little the Democratic Congress which I helped with my vote into office did it was like one final nail heavier than all the others driven through this paperback Now that they control the presidency and both houses of Congress with Franken in their company maybe some of his righteous prophecy can come true Until then do yourself a favor and pick up an informative book like Cobra II or All The Shah s Men instead books intended to give you information so you can form your own opinions Mean spirited humor meant to demean those we disagree with only hurts national discourse no matter which other is being attacked

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Own words against them he takes on the pundits the politicians and the issues in the most talked about book of the yearTimely provocative unfailingly honest and always funny Lies sticks it to the most right wing administration in memory and to the right wing media hacks who do its biddi. 05 stars Okay this one was entirely my fault After reading and hating Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot I was still somehow drawn to open up and read this book Big mistake and I freely admit it As for a review of the book my best summary would be blah blah joke that isn t funny blahhalf truthblahout of context uoteblah blahpolitical attack without evidential or even logical basisblah blah blahsay the same thing ten different ways none of them rightblah blah blah mean spirited bomb throwingblah blah still jokes that aren t funnyblah blah blahthe end All that said if the book had been funny I would have looked past the flaws as I don t look to Al Franken for political insight However when you waste my time AND are boring all of the other flaws jump off the page at me In a wordOUCH


10 thoughts on “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

  1. says:

    I’ve been a registered Democrat since high school and many of my values are liberal but this was awful This book is an example of atrocious holier than thou thinking with humor that is meaner than it is funny and blind where it shou

  2. says:

    I would recommend this book to intellectual conservatives so that they simply have ammo to disassociate themselves from the neo cons I actuall

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    This very funny but extremely serious book goes after the deliberate falsehoods perpetrated by the right wing on liberalsAs you may know the Fox Network went after Franken for trademark infringement because he used the phrase fair and balanced The judge threw out the suit as completely ludicrous and made several trenchant comments about the inability of the Fox executives to recognize satire when they saw itHarvard University gav

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    Grown up love means actually understanding what you love taking the good with the bad and helping your loved one grow” ― Al Franken Lies the Lying Liars Who Tell Them A Fair Balanced Look at the Right45 starsI guess one's enjoyment of this depends on how much they like Al FrankenThis was the first book I’ve read by him and I f

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    Why I love this book 1 Definitely one of the funniest book titles I've ever seen2 Remember when for years after 911 so many media and entertainment figures held themselves back from criticizing Bush administration? Al broke

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    I actually listened to Al Franken read this on Audio CD and I loved it The advantage here is that Al plays all the uotes by the people he's bashing with a little context and he himself is just very funny how he readsI know the subtitle's supposed to be a joke but this book is WAY MORE fair and balanced than anything by bona fide Ass Holes capitalized like Bill O'Reilly and Ann Coulter they are the Zeus and Her

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    I don't have many five star books on my list; this one made the cut because I laughed and laughed and laughed often out loud Thinking back other books have made me chuckle or smile but I can't remember any other book just tickling my funny bone like this one Al Franken is clever but he's not this funny in person Team Franken discu

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    05 stars Okay this one was entirely my fault After reading and hating Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot I was still somehow drawn to open up and read this book Big mistake and I freely admit it As for a review of the book my best su

  9. says:

    Franken has a uasi Socratic disingenuousness It's not uite that he claims ignorance while exposing the ignorance of others

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    I hate to bring a heavy hand to a snowball fight but this book is actually important to me You know how some books act as landmarks in your life either as a reader or as an acutal liver of the world outside the window and the page? This is one of mineI bought it years ago with trembling glee as the post 911 world of politics had become my insomniac obsession and I was in need of not only some rhetorical weaponry but an insightful

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