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Anyone Knows Who Has Lived Through Daley I Daley II knows who has lived through Daley I Daley II the Interregnum it s the finest political theater anywhere The close up of how Obama ended up running when he had far less experience than conventional wisdom would ecree was uite interesting Oddly enough I found the story of the
campaigns for Axelrod lives a tad isappointing I m used to politics as a blood sport even among members of the staff Through Axelrod s eyes there were problems but not people clashes Either Axlerod is Nicholas Flamels First Codex discreet or the nicest man alive or he chose to leave out the good stuff lest heiscourage future Believers I suspect the latter although he Alien does seem like a really good guy The book was a pleasant break for those of us who after a lifetimefind we can no longer believe Great book about an interesting man who was close to many well known politicians He tells of his personal tragedies and also of his triumphs in a way that makes it hard not to like him a greateal Given his support of mostly Democrats this book will likely be viewed as highly partisan Maybe it is I loved it especially the lead up to Obama s presidential campaign This was a nice read through the eyes of Axelrod on his story and the campaigns of President Obama I came across this one after watching the Master Class from Axelrod and Rove on campaign strategy which was also fascinating interesting and a bit sad at the same timeDavid Axelrod takes us through the presidential story from a very early #TIME BEFORE OBAMA WAS EVEN IN THE US SENATE #before Obama was even in the US Senate been in campaigns and even run for office I can sympathize with him in trying to keep the candidate on the proper path and at the same time not so antagonize him so not to be excluded from additional advice and a personal bond There is an underlying sadness that the relationship although close somehow idn t evelop the intimacy you would ve thought it would have No African American Literature in Transition, 1830-1850 doubt this is almost always true with a candidate and elected official and their aides Axelrodoes a good job being constantly reminding the reader of Obama s aspirations and hopes that he can transform the political process and achieve substantial goals It helps a lot in the understanding of President Obama. Tributed to the tremendous victories of 2008 and 2012 Switching careers again Axelrod served as senior adviser to the president À quoi rêvent les algorithmes during one of the most challenging periods in national history working at Obama’s side as he battled an economicisaster; navigated America through two wars; and fought to reform health care the financial sector and our gridlocked political institutions In Believer Axelrod offers a BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 40 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 40: Billionaires Secret Baby (Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) deeper and richer profile of this extraordinary figure who in just four years vaulted from the Illinois State Senate to the Oval Office from the perspective of one who was at his side every step of the waySpanning forty years that include corruption and transformation turmoil and progress Believer takes readers behind the closedoors of politics even as it offers a thrilling call to emocratic action Axelrod’s Believer is a powerful and inspiring memoir enlivened by the charm and candor of one of the greatest political strategists in recent American history DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN author of The Bully Pulpit and Team of Rivals “Beautifully written with warmth humor and remarkable self awareness Believer is one of the finest political memoirs I have ever read?. An amazing memoir buy a guy who s life I wish I could have David Axelrod is truly an inspiration for me I love politics and I hope one ay I can get into it like he Managing Activism A Guide to Dealing with Activists and Pressure Groups did He speaks with such passion about his work beliefs and of course his family He wrote this in a way he could try to be as personal to a person as possible I loved it I have to admit I read this for a bookiscussion group but I found it a very enjoyable and readable book Once I got into it the 500 pages went fast It certainly made for a good Faith Into Action: Thoughts on Selected Topics discussion pro and con Itoes help if you have an interest in politics Axelrod not only gives us an insider s look at the Obama campaigns and presidency but relates the story o Parts of this book were fascinating I was very interested in learning about Axe s rise through politics and the ups and owns of the campaignsHowever he lacks the self awareness to make this a truly great memoir He seems to be unconscious of the amount of spin he puts on everything Axelrod is a campaigner has built his career on spin so it shouldn t be surprising But at a certain point it became incredibly frustrating to feel #that the entire book was just one long campaign ad for ObamaIt oesn t feel at #the entire book was just one long campaign ad for ObamaIt oesn t feel at like a memoir it feels like a retroactive ad He writes in sound bites He mentions over and over the cold political calculuspresidential campaigns for
Washington but acknowledges that HE S DOING IT TOO I felt that there were several scenarios throughout the book where he failed to tell the whole story in a fair and balanced way in order to elicit a specific reaction from the reader That s the goal of campaign ads but it s frankly a bit insulting to the intelligence of readers when you try to o it in a memoir David Axelrod s book provides an in Alcohol Fuel: A Guide to Making and Using Ethanol as a Renewable Fuel depth understanding behind the scenes about Chicago politics and Barack Obama He provided this behind the scenes through his perspective and his history in politics It was so fascinating to hear about his journey in politics and I just wanted to read Frank andisarmingly honest accountIt s not surprising that a master of messaging would write an engrossing book largely covering one of the most eventful periods of world history But what comes across most starkly is Axelrod s immunity to the effects of the very process he so expertly Uprising Emerge Series deployed throughout his career unbridled faith through repetitive exhortations and selfelusionIt s not hard to find partisanship or New York Times Book Review “A stout Greenes Farevvell to Follie Sent to Courtiers and Scholers, as a President to Warne Them from the Vaine Delights, That Drawes Youth on to Repentance. Robert Greene. Vtriusq[ue] Academia in Artibus Magister. (1617) defense indeed the best I have read of the Obama yearsA New York Times BestsellerDavid Axelrod has always been a believer Whether as a young journalist investigating city corruption a campaign consultant guiding underdog candidates against entrenched orthodoxy or as senior adviser to the presidenturing one of the worst crises in American history Axelrod held fast to his faith in the power of stories to unite iverse communities and ignite transformative political change Now this legendary strategist the mastermind behind Barack Obama’s historic election campaigns shares a wealth of stories from his forty year journey through the inner workings of American emocracy Believer is the tale of a political life well lived of a man who never gave up on the Sedition and Alchemy: A Biography of John Cale deepest promises our country has to offer Believer reveals the roots of Axelrod’sevotion to politics and his faith in The (Underground) Railroad in African American Literature democratic change As a child of the ’60s in New York City Axelrod worked his first campaignsuring a tumultuous Handbook for Teaching African Literature African Writers decade that began with soaring optimism and ended in violence and chaos As a young newspaperman in Chicagouring the 1970s and ’80s Axelrod witnessed. ,of washington but
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Xcuses or willful Indiras Objective Agronomy MCQs for Agricultural Competitive Examinations dismissal of opposing viewpoints in this book But the innumerable exposes than make up for bias No one is spared not least President Obama or David Axelrod or even his motherAxelrodemonstrates a uniue honesty in his narrative He never stops believing and #yet he never fully succumbs to purpose or #he never fully succumbs to purpose or I truly learned about writing than about politics from this book and the exposition on politics was uite substantialThe book was an absolute joy and pleasure to read both for its content and its presentation So much better than the usual political biography David Axelrod has an authentic voice and actually tells about his whole life not just working for Barack Obama as a campaign manager and speech writer There were so many great things about this book Axelrod as a little boy seeing JFK in 1960 The The Great Black Way: L.A. in the 1940s and the Lost African-American Renaissance descriptions of machine politics in old time Chicago Fans of the 70 s cult TV series KOLCHAK THE NIGHT STALKER will recognize theeli food from Manny s as well as brothers Sidney and Marshall Korchak Even though Axelrod is best known for working with President Obama he gives candid pictures of many political greats and not so greats from John Edwards to John McCain I also thought the family sections about his wife s many sacrifices and the long term illness of his A New Reader's Guide to African Literature daughter were incredibly moving My only complaint is that the book runs out of steam once Obama reaches the White House The last few chapters feel rushed and it s obvious that Axelrod is painfully embarrassed by some of theecisions Obama made particularly prolonging US involvement in Afghanistan While there are some very caustic and cynical remarks "about the generals it s highly revealing that there are no first hand accounts of President Obama "the generals it s highly revealing that there are no first hand accounts of President Obama with regular combat troops or explaining the reasons for their mission let alone comforting the grieving families of troops who Story Alchemy Authors Craft Book 2 did not come home One gets the impression that Axelrod is secretly embarrassed that the President was forced to support a war he never really believed in and at the same time vaguely resentful of the troops for suffering andying and becoming such a Oral and Written Poetry in African Literature Today drain on the president s valuable time We re told that Obama went to see a cargo plane of flagraped military coffins from Afghanistan being unloaded but what emotions if any the great man actually felt are not revealed here Regardless of Obama s human shortcomings howeve. Another world transformed when he reported on the BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 89 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 89: Billionaires Secret Baby (BWWM Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) dissolution of the last of the big city political machines Richard Daley Dan Rostenkowski and Harold Washington along with the emergence of aynamic black independent movement that ultimately made Obama’s ascent possibleAfter cutting his teeth in the rollicking world of Chicago journalism Axelrod switched careers to become a political strategist His unorthodox tactics Digital Griots during his first campaign helped him get Paul Simon unexpectedly elected to the Senate and soon Axelrod’s counsel was sought by the greatest lights of the Democratic Party Working for path breakers like Hillary Clinton Deval Patrick and Rahm Emanuel and morally conflicted characters like Rod Blagojevich and John Edwards Axelrod for better and worse redefined the techniues by which modern political campaigns are runThe heart of Believer is Axelrod’s twenty year friendship with Barack Obama a warm partnership that inspired both men even as it propelled each to great heights Taking a chance on an unlikely candidate for the US Senate Axelrod ultimately collaborated closely with Obama on his political campaigns and served as the invaluable strategist who con.