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Downfall - The Demise of a President and His Party - cover

Downfall - The Demise of a President and His Party

Andrew Hacker

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

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An analysis of the mutual self-destruction of Trump and the GOP: “Few people writing today for a general audience can make more sense of numbers.” —The Wall Street Journal 
 
In this book written as the 2020 election approached, veteran political scientist Andrew Hacker looks at annual races beginning in 2016 and the evidence that defeat was looming. Based on a close analysis of midterm and special elections, Hacker has found strong evidence that Trump’s so-called base is shrinking and that a strong majority of voting Americans do not want Trump in office. Alongside comments from Republican Party members on why they stand with their party, Hacker autopsies their most steadfast viewpoints to illustrate from where these opinions stem and why Trump supporters provide him with votes. This includes an examination of Republican positions on gun control; abortion and women’s rights; sexism and gender disparities; racism and affirmative action; LGBTQ rights; climate change; and more.  
 
Both a look back and a glimpse into what lies ahead for politics and the Republican party, Downfall asserts that the most divisive leader in US history will soon be a relic of the past. 
 
Praise for Andrew Hacker:  
 
 “The statistics Hacker provides are always revealing and often downright shocking.” —The Washington Post
Available since: 04/14/2020.
Print length: 172 pages.

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