Running Against the Devil

Running Against the Devil

A Plot to Save America From Trump -- and Democrats From Themselves

Book - 2020
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"Donald Trump is exactly the disaster we feared for America. Hated by a majority of Americans, Trump's administration is rocked by daily scandals, and he's embarrassed us at home and abroad. Trump can't win in 2020, right? Wrong. As 2016 proved, Trump can't win, but the Democrats can sure as hell lose. Only one thing can save Trump, and that's a Democratic candidate who runs the race Trump wants them to run instead of the campaign they must run to win in 2020. Wilson combines decades of national political experience and insight in his take-no-prisoners analysis, hammering Trump's destructive and dangerous first term in a case-by-case takedown of the worst president in history and describing the terrifying prospect of four more years of Trump. Like no one else can, Wilson blows the lid off Trump's 2020 Republican war machine, showing the exact strategies and tactics they'll use against the Democratic nominee . . . and how the Democrats can avoid the catastrophe waiting for them if they fall into Trump's trap. Running Against the Devil is sharply funny, brutally honest, and infused with his biting commentary. It's a vital indictment of Trump, a no-nonsense, no-holds-barred road map to saving America, and the guide to making Donald Trump a one-term president. The stakes are too high to do anything less"--
Publisher: New York :, Crown Forum,, [2020]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780593137581
0593137582
9780593137598
Branch Call Number: 973.933 T772wi2 2020
Characteristics: xiv, 325 pages : illustration ; 25 cm

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Memawrayne
Mar 13, 2020

Thought-provoking, frightening, funny, hopeful, doubtful--all of these describe this book. I am most concerned about how professionals can provide information to voters and it is almost impossible to know if it is fake or real. we will all need to practice "trust but justify".

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Clib91199
Mar 05, 2020

Surprises me people have not figured out that the Binary system of Republican and Democrat is a rigged game, doomed to repeat itself. If all you have to choose between is a Terd Sandwich or a Giant Douche, Nothing will change. Both parties are controlled by Lobbyists and Companies who push their own agendas through the Hollywood actors Guild we call politicians. *Sigh* Distraction tactics to keep us dumb'd down and unaware of the policies they will always continue to push.. eroding our literal rights. Until we realize the system is broken and start to back actual People outside these major institutions, not actors... The trajectory we are on will continue.

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IrishMoon
Feb 25, 2020

Although I don't share his political beliefs, I believe that Rick Wilson knows and understands what it will take to defeat DJT and save our country and our futures, and we need to listen and accept his advice. As Wilson says, DJT can't win the 2020 election, but we Democrats can sure as !#*! lose it if we don't get stronger and tougher. If you are a part of a campaign on any level, I highly recommend that you not just read, but also study, this book.

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craddojc
Feb 09, 2020

Foretells the consequences of Trump winning in 2020 and how this will put democracy in the US at grave risk. Makes the point that defeating Trump in the next election will mean overcoming chronic foreign influences (Russian ads on Facebook) in the election and nominating a solid centrist candidate, instead of running a Pollyanna campaign based on unicorns.

Author shows that Trump's victory in 2020 is likely unless the Democratic party learns how to campaign, and lists how it can improve. But this book about the mechanics of running an election campaign, which not a very interesting topic. I hope that someone in the Democratic campaign reads this book.

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