Not since the heyday of Richard Nixon has there been a president more controversial and polarizing than George W. Bush. From his arrival in office through what many still regard as one of the most flagrant miscarriages of electoral justice in modern ...
history to the long road to Iraq, Bush has been vilified by liberals as ardently as he has been embraced by the neoconservatives who have been the driving force of his administration. Both Eric Alterman and Mark Green are known for their doggedness in researching the media and political figures, and what they discover in the case of Bush is a consistent pattern of double standards, misrepresentation, and contradictions. The Book on Bush methodically critiques administration policy from the standpoint of its truthfulness as well as its merit, with the characteristic wit of both writers.