Please Don't Remain Calm

Please Don't Remain Calm

Provocations and Commentaries

Book - 2008
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WW Norton
A lucid deconstruction of the politics and public figures shaping the social, financial, and military disasters of our times.

Baker & Taylor
Compiles selections of editorial commentary on topics such as the Clinton impeachment, war on terrorism, and why power women love "Law and Order."

Norton Pub
This selection of Michael Kinsley's trenchant editorial writing in Slate (and elsewhere) since 1995 covers the end of the Clinton era (Monica, impeachment, etc.) and two terms of George W. Bush (9/11, the War on Terror, Iraq, etc.).During this time Kinsley left Washington for Seattle and founded Slate, was opinion editor of the Los Angeles Times, underwent brain surgery for Parkinson's disease, and had other adventures that are reflected here. Although mostly about politics, there are articles and essays about other things, such as the future of newspapers, the existence of God, and why power women love Law and Order.This is the work of a writer at the top of his form. Kinsley's wit is a weapon that any talk-show host or elected blowhard should envy and fear, and the reader will cherish his sense of humor, which enlivens even the toughest subject matter.
A lucid deconstruction of the politics and public figures shaping the social, financial, and military disasters of our times.

Book News
This volume collects editorial columns penned by Slate founder and center-left political pundit Michael Kinsley between 1995 and 2007. Kinsley addresses a diverse range of topics, including the Wen Ho Lee case, Bush v. Gore, the definition of terrorism, the Martha Stewart insider trading case, the United Nations and the US war on Iraq, the Valerie Plame scandal, nostalgia for the late Ronald Reagan, and Supreme Court nominations, to name just a few. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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An accessible deconstruction of the politics and public figures shaping modern social, financial, and military issues is a compilation of articles and essays by a founder of Slate that also evaluates such topics as the future of newspapers and the existence of God.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393066548
Characteristics: xiv, 351 p. ; 25 cm


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