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De Pasquale’s Dozen with The Weekly Standard’s Jay Cost

Greg1084 Wrote: Jun 18, 2012 6:01 AM
Reading this just made me feel old.

One of my favorite things about summer is cultivating a summer reading list. Regular readers may have noticed that I frequently ask people what books they’re looking forward to reading. One of the books on my list is “Spoiled Rotten: How the Politics of Patronage Corrupted the Once Noble Democratic Party and Now Threatens the American Republic” by Jay Cost. His book delves into Democrats phony history as the party of the little guy and their current state of “special interests and carve-outs.”

Cost begins “Spoiled Rotten” with the events that led to the Republican victories (thanks to tea party support)...