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Political Mercenaries Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free T has shrouded the relationships between politicians and their financial backers in this thought provoking and laugh out loud insider accountThe outrageous Lewis starts off as a wide eyed 22 year old who thinks raising political money is a means to an end helping Democrats win Lewis' tactics aren't for the faint of heart Along the way he launders 40000 from an allegedly murdered casino mogul smuggles marijuana and passes an Elvis impersonator off as Bill Clinton But he becomes increasingly conflicted as he continues to sell access to politicians in exchange for ever larger checks and a loss of control over the party's priori. Lewis is a frat boy His prose is reflective of this mentality as well as his life style I did find useful tidbits in his narrative but I was annoyed by the oh woe is me theme he had throughout the entire book If you want to pinpoint where the Democratic Party started losing touch with the working class read this book

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Political Mercenaries Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ties Lewis eventually rises to his party's top fundraising post at the Democratic National Committee and attempts to redeem himself by waging an ultimately losing battle against the party's elite billionaire donors who force him outContrary to conventional wisdom Lewis and co author Jim Arkedis conclude that the real damage isn't the raw amount of money spent on elections but rather the amount of time politicians spend raising it It's time they should spend governing And Lewis lays much of that blame at the feet of the Democratic Party who sold out not to corporate or lobbying interests but to a very few liberal wealthy elit. Fun and easy read for cynics and political junkies Idealists beware you won t find much redemption here and probably won t think highly of the narrator Overall a sad and frustrating commentary on our system of campaign finance Seduced By His Majesty eventually rises to his party's top fundraising post at the Democratic National Committee and attempts to redeem himself by waging an ultimately losing battle against the party's Riding High elite billionaire donors who force him outContrary to conventional wisdom Lewis and co author Jim Arkedis conclude that the real damage isn't the raw amount of money spent on A Scandal So Sweet elections but rather the amount of time politicians spend raising it It's time they should spend governing And Lewis lays much of that blame at the feet of the Democratic Party who sold out not to corporate or lobbying interests but to a very few liberal wealthy Short Stories by H. P. Lovecraft (Book Guide) elit. Fun and Sinful Pleasures easy read for cynics and political junkies Idealists beware you won t find much redemption here and probably won t think highly of the narrator Overall a sad and frustrating commentary on our system of campaign finance

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Political Mercenaries Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free When Bill Clinton defeated George HW Bush in 1992 their campaigns spent a total of 192 million combined In 2012 Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent over 7 billion including outside funding from superPACs nearly 37 times than just 20 years earlierAll that money didn't appear out of thin air In Political Mercenaries Lindsay Mark Lewis tells the outrageous tale of the fledgling days of fundraising and how he raised over 200 million for the Democratic Party its candidates and its causes over a fifteen year career Sure to raise the eyebrows of everyone from ordinary citizens to Citizens United he pulls back the veil of secrecy tha. This book is focused on the inner workings of political campaign fundraising Although Lindsey does give a good overview of his role it read like a nonfiction rather than a bio storyPleased with the explanations of some of the concepts Started out after Lindsey was graduated from college what i would have liked to see was what happened IN college

  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Political Mercenaries
  • Lindsay Mark Lewis
  • en
  • 08 December 2019
  • 9781137279583