The Tyranny of Clichés
How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas

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    The Tyranny of Clichés
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Available in paperback on April 30, 2013

 

BOOK DESCRIPTION

According to Jonah Goldberg, if the greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist, the greatest trick liberals ever pulled was convincing themselves that they’re not ideological.

Today, “objective” journalists, academics and “moderate” politicians peddle some of the most radical arguments by hiding them in homespun aphorisms.

With humor and passion, Goldberg dismantles these and many other Trojan Horses that liberals use to cheat in the war of ideas.

 

REVIEWS

"A grand slam,"
-GOVERNOR MITCH DANIELS (R-IN)

"Jonah Goldberg is the voice of the post-Reagan conservative generation."
-JOHN PODHORETZ

"The dissection of these feel-good assumptions is informal and light, but the conclusions are deadly serious-and chilling."
-VICTOR DAVIS HANSON

"Whether you love or hate what he has to say, you've got to love the way Jonah Goldberg says it."
-SENATOR MARCO RUBIO (R-FL)

"Jonah Goldberg reveals how we've become trapped by ideas we think we understand but don't. A must read."
-VINCE VAUGHN

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About the Author

 

Jonah
Goldberg

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    A bestselling author and columnist, Jonah Goldberg's nationally syndicated column appears regularly in scores of newspapers across the United States. He is also a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, a member of the board of contributors to USA Today, a contributor to Fox News, a contributing editor to National Review, and the founding editor of National Review Online. He was named by the Atlantic magazine as one of the top 50 political commentators in America. In 2011 he was named the Robert J. Novak Journalist of the Year at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). He has written on politics, media, and culture for a wide variety of publications and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs. Prior to joining National Review, he was a founding producer for Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg on PBS and wrote and produced several other PBS documentaries. He is the recipient of the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, The Tyranny of Clichés (Sentinel HC, 2012) and Liberal Fascism (Doubleday, 2008).  At AEI, Mr. Goldberg writes about political and cultural issues for American.com and the Enterprise Blog.

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