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Hard America, Soft America: Competition Vs. Coddling and the Battle for the Nation's Future (Paperback)

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A Tale of Two Americas: This groundbreaking book shines a brilliant light on contemporary American life. Michael Barone reveals how the divide between “Hard America” (defined by competition and accountability) and “Soft America” (which tries to shield us from those rigors) explains the state of everything from our economy to our schools to the military to the government and beyond.

About the Author

Michael Barone is senior political analyst for the Washington Examiner and a Fox News Channel contributor."

Praise For…

“Pick your adjective. He is the brilliant Michael Barone. The encyclopedic Michael Barone. The unparalleled Michael Barone.” —National Review

“A compelling analysis . . . citing news events, politics, and policy, and even novels and pop nonfiction.” —Wall Street Journal

“An ingenious book, a big-canvas, broad-brush picture of America by a man who has spent years immersed in the details.” —Seattle Times

“Barone has given us a fascinating way to look at the past and the present.” —Weekly Standard

Product Details
ISBN: 9781400053247
ISBN-10: 1400053242
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
Publication Date: May 24th, 2005
Pages: 188
Language: English