By Bernard Goldberg

The number 1 ny occasions bestselling writer of Bias promises one other bombshell—this time aimed toward . . .

100 those who find themselves Screwing Up America

No preaching. No pontificating. just a few unusual feel in regards to the issues that experience made this nation great—and the culprits who're screwing it up.

Bernard Goldberg takes useless goal on the the US Bashers (the cultural elites who glance down their snobby noses at "ordinary" american citizens) . . . the Hollywood Blowhards (incredibly ditzy celebrities who imagine they're clever simply because they're recognized) . . . the television Schlockmeisters (including the only whose express has been in comparison to a churning mass of maggots devouring rotten meat) . . . the highbrow Thugs (bigwigs at a few of our greatest schools, whose perspectives run the gamut from left wing to a long way left wing) . . . and plenty of more.

Goldberg names names, counting down the villains in his rogues' gallery from a hundred all of the approach to 1—and, sure, you-know-who is quantity 37. a few supposedly "serious" reporters additionally made the checklist, together with the journalist-diva who offered out her integrity and hosted one of many dumbest hours within the historical past of community tv information. And there are these well-known miscreants who've made the US a nastier position than it should be—a way more egocentric, vulgar, and cynical place.

But Goldberg doesn't simply around up the standard suspects now we have come to grasp and loathe. He additionally exposes a number of the those that function clear of the limelight yet nonetheless have the capacity to pull loads of strings and do all types of injury to our tradition. so much of all, a hundred those who are Screwing Up the United States is ready a rustic the place so long as whatever is going, as one of many stable men within the booklet places it, eventually every thing will go.

This is critical stuff needless to say. yet Goldberg also will make you snigger as he harpoons scoundrels just like the congresswoman who thinks there aren't sufficient hurricanes named after black humans, and the environmentalist to the celebrities who yells at overall strangers using SUVs—even although she instruments round the kingdom in a gas-guzzling deepest jet.

With Bias, Bernard Goldberg took us backstage and uncovered the best way sizeable Journalism distorts the scoop. Now he has written a publication that is going even extra. This time he casts his eye on American tradition at large—and the result's a publication that's guaranteed to develop into the voice of all these americans who suppose that not anyone is talking for them on probably the main important factor of all: the type of nation during which we wish to stay.

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Direkt Talk: Chinesen Suchen oder erfinden Sie eine total irrwitzige Story, die in sich aber so logisch und stimmig ist, dass niemand an der Pointe vorbeikom‐ men kann. Die folgende Story soll als Beispiel dienen: Wenn alle Chinesen gleichzeitig aus einhundert Zentimeter Höhe auf die Erde springen, wird die amerikanische Westküste von einer Erd‐ bebenwelle erschüttert werden, die auf der nach oben offenen Rich‐ terskala mit der Stärke 4 registriert wird. Wollten sich die Amerikaner dafür revanchieren, müssten sie alle gleichzeitig aus zwanzig Meter Höhe herab springen.

Direkt Talk: Was wäre, wenn ...? ʺ ist eine geniale Fragestellung, sie katapultiert den anderen ins Nachdenken, ins Überlegen, ins phantasievolle Kon‐ struieren, in eine positive, konstruktive Denkweise. ʺ Oder der andere sagt Ihnen: ʺIch sehe da im Moment keine Möglichkeit ... ʺ Die Idee mit ʺwas wäre, wennʺ lässt sich beliebig ausbauen nach dem Motto: Was wäre, wenn wir jetzt eine hervorragende Idee hätten? Was wäre, wenn wir jetzt das Thema auf den Punkt bringen? Was wäre, wenn wir dieses Meeting auch so richtig in Schwung bringen würden!

Wer eine Paradoxie erzählen kann, in Gespräche ein bringen kann, fasziniert und begeistert.  Na, alles klar? • In einem abgeschiedenen Ort lebt ein Barbier, der alle Männer rasiert, die sich nicht selbst rasieren.  Na, alles klar?  Die Schildkröte startet aber eher, hat also einen Vorsprung.  Immer, wenn Achilles die Schildkröte er‐ reicht, kann diese aber genau in der Sekunde, in der Achilles sie erreicht, noch einen Schritt machen.  Na, alles klar? 51 22. Direkt Talk: Chinesen Suchen oder erfinden Sie eine total irrwitzige Story, die in sich aber so logisch und stimmig ist, dass niemand an der Pointe vorbeikom‐ men kann.

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