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 the teeth to George W. Bush's exercise routine routine, Project President tells the tale of America's love affair with presidential seems and visual appeal, why that frequently issues greater than a politico's positions at the matters, and what may good be coming next.
"I'm regularly bringing up 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 strong and obvious than in elected offices. In Project President, Ben Shapiro captures presidential semiotics with a effective narrative and deft analysis. it is concurrently attention-grabbing and hilarious!"
Project Runway, Liz Claiborne, Inc.
"Ben Shapiro takes a romp via American heritage and exhibits 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 & international Report
Co-author, The Almanac of yank Politics
"Presidential politics has consistently been extra superficial than we need to confess. With a trendy and likeable contact befitting a robust 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 convey host
Host of CNN's The Glenn Beck Show
"A hilarious and illuminating trip via America's centuries-long fascination with presidential image-making. even if you are left, correct, reasonable or apathetic, this energetic ebook 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 this present day - with a lot for us to contemplate for tomorrow."
-Sir Martin Gilbert
Official biographer of Winston Churchill
"An pleasing and illuminating romp throughout the politics of symbolism and character in our presidential politics. in case you are deliberating working for president, learn this ebook sooner than you spend a dime on a political consultant."
COLMES: Who do you need [for the splendid Court]?
ANN COULTER: thanks for asking. i would like Ben Shapiro.
COLMES: Ben Shapiro.
ANN COULTER: convinced. He simply comprehensive his first yr at Harvard legislations, 21 years previous.
COLMES: You suggest for a date or for the court?
ANN COULTER: No, for the courtroom. he is my candidate. he is very brilliant. he is already written one best-selling e-book.
COLMES: you need to positioned a 21-year-old man at the court?
ANN COULTER: Twenty-one, and he is simply accomplished first 12 months of Harvard legislations.
COLMES: so that you wish an individual who is going to be at the courtroom for fifty, 60 years? Is that - is that the entire idea?
ANN COULTER: No, I simply take place to love Ben Shapiro.
Hannity and Colmes
Fox information Channel
July eight, 2005
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