Rude Nicknames, Scurrilous Slogans, and Insulting Slang from Two Centuries of American Politics
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Election by election, from Washington to Obama, discover the terrible things political opponents have said about each other—and the colorful additions they have added to the American lexicon.
From King Mob to pettifoggers, fence sitters, logrollers, barnburners, the lunatic fringe, hatchet men, astroturf, and lipstick on a pig, memorable expressions are defined and their historical context explained.
7 and up