The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics
Released! 07/14/2015
The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics
by Barton Swaim
Hardcover

An intimate and hilarious look inside the spin room of the modern politician: a place where ideals are crushed, English is mangled, people are humiliated, and the opportunity for humor is everywhere.

Everyone knows this kind of politician: a charismatic maverick who goes up against the system and its ways, but thinks he doesn’t have to live by the rules. Through his own experience as the speechwriter for a controversial governor, Barton Swaim tells the story of a band of believers who ... read more