By Ben Shapiro
Project President is a hilarious romp via American electoral history.
From brief, fats, bald John Adams' wig-throwing tantrums throughout the 1800 election to Abraham Lincoln's choice to develop a beard in 1860; from John F. Kennedy's option to forgo the fedora at his inauguration to John Kerry's choice to get Botoxed for the 2004 race; from the Golden Age of Facial Hair (1860-1912) to the Age of the Banker (1912-1960); from Washington's fake tooth to George W. Bush's work out routine, Project President tells the tale of America's love affair with presidential seems to be and visual appeal, why that regularly issues greater than a politico's positions at the matters, and what may good be coming next.
"I'm continually mentioning the ability of gown. it really is semiology: our outfits ship a message approximately how we wish to be perceived, and the place is that this extra robust and obtrusive than in elected offices. In Project President, Ben Shapiro captures presidential semiotics with a powerful narrative and deft analysis. it truly is concurrently interesting and hilarious!"
Project Runway, Liz Claiborne, Inc.
"Ben Shapiro takes a romp via American heritage and indicates how personality--and even haircuts--have elected or defeated presidential candidates. it is a travel via heritage that fanatics of either events will enjoy-and can research from."
Resident pupil, American firm Institute
Senior author, U.S. information & global Report
Co-author, The Almanac of yankee Politics
"Presidential politics has continuously been extra superficial than we want to confess. With a trendy and likeable contact befitting a powerful candidate, Ben Shapiro takes us deep into the self-love that has formed American history."
"Shapiro deftly explains how top, hair and handsomeness can impact a candidate's crusade up to matters. A enjoyable, informative read."
Nationally syndicated speak exhibit host
Host of CNN's The Glenn Beck Show
"A hilarious and illuminating trip via America's centuries-long fascination with presidential image-making. no matter if you are left, correct, reasonable or apathetic, this energetic e-book gets you prepared for the packaging of the '08 races."
"This is a perceptive, witty-sometimes hilarious-look on the realities in the back of the faces and the facades, the slogans and the nature assassinations, of every presidential crusade from George Washington to at the present time - with a lot for us to give some thought to for tomorrow."
-Sir Martin Gilbert
Official biographer of Winston Churchill
"An pleasing and illuminating romp in the course of the politics of symbolism and character in our presidential politics. if you are taking into consideration operating for president, learn this ebook sooner than you spend a dime on a political consultant."
COLMES: Who do you need [for the preferrred Court]?
ANN COULTER: thanks for asking. i would like Ben Shapiro.
COLMES: Ben Shapiro.
ANN COULTER: sure. He simply comprehensive his first 12 months at Harvard legislations, 21 years outdated.
COLMES: You suggest for a date or for the court?
ANN COULTER: No, for the courtroom. he is my candidate. he is very vibrant. he is already written one best-selling booklet.
COLMES: you must placed a 21-year-old man at the court?
ANN COULTER: Twenty-one, and he is simply complete first yr of Harvard legislation.
COLMES: so that you wish anyone who is going to be at the courtroom for fifty, 60 years? Is that - is that the total idea?
ANN COULTER: No, I simply ensue to love Ben Shapiro.
Hannity and Colmes
Fox information Channel
July eight, 2005
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