Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy (Paperback)

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Praised everywhere as a stunning work of reportage, TAKEOVER lays bare a hidden agenda, three decades in the making, to allow the White House to wield enormous powers, unchecked by Congres or the courts--an agenda that links warrantless wiretapping and Bush's judicial nominees, torture and Cheney's energy task force, the faith-based initiative and the imprisonment of citizens without trial. TAKEOVER tells the story of how a group of true believers, led by Cheney, set out to establish near-monarchical executive powers that, in the words of one conservative critic, "will lie around like a loaded weapon" for any future president.

About the Author


Charlie Savage began his reporting career in 1999, covering local and state government for the Miami Herald. In 2003, he joined the Boston Globe's Washington Bureau. Savage lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and son.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316118057
ISBN-10: 0316118052
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2008
Pages: 422
Language: English

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