By George Stephanopoulos
All Too Human is a new-generation political memoir, written from the fresh standpoint of 1 who obtained his fingers at the levers of striking strength at an early age. At thirty, the writer was once at invoice Clinton's part through the presidential crusade of 1992, & for the subsequent 5 years he used to be infrequently greater than a step clear of the president & his different advisers at each very important second of the 1st time period. What Liar's Poker did to Wall road, this booklet will do to politics. it truly is an irreverent & intimate portrait of the way the nation's weighty company is carried out by way of humans whose egos & idiosyncrasies are not any sturdier than somebody else's. together with sharp photos of the Clintons, Al Gore, Dick Morris, Colin Powell, & rankings of others, in addition to candid & revelatory bills of the recognized debacles & triumphs of an management that regularly went excessive, All Too Human is, like its writer, a super blend of pragmatic perception & idealism. it really is destined to be crucial & enduring booklet to come back out of the Clinton management.
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I didn't think supply-side economics would work, and I didn't believe it was fair. Perhaps it wouldn't have happened had I had a different summer job, but unlike the millions of Democrats whom Reagan inspired to vote Republican, I was a Republican he pushed the other way. By 1982, my senior year, I still didn't know what I would do with my life. Law school seemed like the natural choice: finishing school for ambitious liberal arts majors who didn't know exactly what they wanted to do. It would also meet the Greek standard for achievement.
Teaching English in Tunisia seemed like good work, but it didn't speak to the part of me that wanted to play on a bigger stage, in a world where a single act could affect the lives of millions. It didn't satisfy my drive for secular success. After my second cup, I called back and said no. I wanted to do good and do well. Returning to Washington offered the promise of both. At Columbia's work-study office, I saw an announcement for internships at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and won a job where I wrote book reviews and helped draft speeches about nuclear arms control, the subject of my senior thesis.
When I arrived, we had a seventeen-point lead. Then came the summer assault. The Bush campaign, led by Lee Atwater, opened up a disciplined, ruthless, and sustained series of attacks on Governor Dukakis's record and character. Flags, furloughs, the Pledge of Allegiance. ” This “joke” was a calculated effort to ignite the false rumor spread around Washington by Republican operatives that Dukakis had been treated for depression — and, politically, it worked. Though the allegation was false, Dukakis was forced to call a press conference with his doctor to deny it.