Description - The Best American Political Writing 2008 by Royce Flippin
The Best American Political Writing 2008 draws from a variety of publications and political viewpoints to present the years most insightful, entertaining, and thought-provoking pieces on the current political scene. This years edition will include full coverage of the presidential candidates and conventions, and will offer incisive reporting on Americas most pressing political concerns-from the threat of a looming economic recession, to the continued struggles in Iraq and Afghanistan. Selections will include Jane Mayers investigation of the various highly coercive interrogation techniques routinely employed by the CIA and the Pentagon, Jonathan Chaits report on how radical economic extremists have hijacked national policy, Andrew Sullivans article on Why Barack Obama Matters, George Packers analysis of the contrasting appeals of Obama and Hillary Clinton, Parag Khanna on Americas struggle to retain its status as the worlds great superpower, and John Judiss essay on how politicians wield power by tapping into our deepest anxieties, from such publications as The New Yorker, The New Republic, the Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, and Vanity Fair.
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Author Biography - Royce Flippin
Royce Flippin is the series editor of The Best American Political Writing. A former senior editor at American Health magazine, he has written for various publications, including the New York Times, Men's Journal, Self, and Parents magazine. This is his seventh year as the editor of the series.