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Hillary by the Book
Wall Street Journal, by Bret Stephens

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Posted By:garnet, 6/10/2014 2:52:40 PM

Hillary Clinton will likely be the next president of the United States, and why not? We live in an age of choreographed reality, and hers is among the most choreographed of lives. Also, an age of the triumph of symbol over substance and narrative over fact; an age that demonstrates the power of the contention that truth matters only to the extent people want it to matter. Mrs. Clinton´s career is testimony to these things as well. Which brings me to the subject of her book. I obtained an advance copy of "Hard Choices," her latest doorstop of a memoir,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 6/10/2014 3:54:14 PM     (No. 9880280)

Excellent concise analysis by Bret Stephens.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mathman, 6/10/2014 5:07:49 PM     (No. 9880335)

Lovely review.
Spared me the onerous task of reading the doorstop.
Multiple ghost writers.
No credible content.
Just fluff.

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