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Bruce Bartlett’s 6 favorite political books

by Bill Hayes

In The Week’s Book List, Bruce Bartlett, who served under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, lists his 6 favorite political books:

The Emerging Republican Majority by Kevin Phillips…. Arguably the most influential book on political science ever written. Published in 1969, Phillips’ book perfectly forecast the Republican takeover of the South, which has shaped American politics for almost 50 years. Phillips later wished he could put the toothpaste back in the tube, but he couldn’t. [more]