The Backlash: Right-Wing Radicals, High-Def Hucksters, and Paranoid Politics in the Age of Obama

Paperback | September 13, 2011

byWill Bunch

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In The Backlash, Liberal columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning political reporter Will Bunch goes behind the scenes of America’s new extreme right-wing minority to explore how their campaign of misinformation, their distortion of President Obama, and their collective fear of the future combine to pose a very real threat to our democratic system. From health care reform to immigration policies, The Backlash is a gripping investigation into the emerging voice of the dangerous American right wing.

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In The Backlash, Liberal columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning political reporter Will Bunch goes behind the scenes of America’s new extreme right-wing minority to explore how their campaign of misinformation, their distortion of President Obama, and their collective fear of the future combine to pose a very real threat to our democrati...

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They think Obama Isn’t an American citizen.They think Obama wants to put Americans in Concentration Camps.They think Obama is the Anti-Christ.This isn’t just the Tea Party—Welcome to the Backlash. The election of Barack Obama provoked unparalleled anger on the far right that eventually twisted important national discussions and pushed ...

Career journalist Will Bunch is a senior writer at thePhiladelphia Daily Newsand a senior fellow at Media Matters for America. His blog, Attytood, is one of the most successful political sites on the Web.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:September 13, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061991724

ISBN - 13:9780061991721

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“Extraordinarily readable, vividly real-to-life and broad-in-scope view of the Tea Party movement - this book could have been a movie.”