“They’re going to get this thing into the bottom rung of the New York Times list if it means keeping the Gores on the road for six months,” says a publishing source. “Holt has too much invested in this to walk away, and the Gores aren’t letting them wiggle out of anything.”
The Washington Post reported yesterday that Joined at the Heart was teetering at 21 on the “extended” New York Times bestseller list. And the Gores are taking news of their tanking books as if this were Florida all over again. “They are marshaling the troops, getting all of their old friends to speak up and spin for them,” says a former Gore staffer. “They’re even looking into bulk purchases of the books that could eventually be donated to libraries and the like, anything to boost sales.”
The bulk sales gimmick was used by supporters of Hillary Clinton when her book, It Takes a Village, was selling poorly some years ago.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?