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Yes we (still) can

by Pfeiffer, Dan,

Format: Book on CD 2018
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
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CLP - Main Library First Floor - Open Stacks (CD) E907.P48 2018cx
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  First Floor - Open Stacks
Call Number  (CD) E907.P48 2018cx
Monroeville Public Library Audio CD 973.932092 Pfeiffer Unabridged
Location  Monroeville Public Library
Collection  Audio
Call Number  CD 973.932092 Pfeiffer Unabridged
Whitehall Public Library AudioBook Collection ANFCD Pfeiffer
Location  Whitehall Public Library
Collection  AudioBook Collection
Call Number  ANFCD Pfeiffer
From Obama's former communications director and current co-host of Pod Save America comes a colorful account of how politics, the media, and the Internet changed during the Obama presidency and how Democrats can fight back in the Trump era.The Decade of Obama (2007-2017) was one of massive change that rewrote the rules of politics in ways we are only now beginning to understand (which is why we all got 2016 wrong). YES WE (STILL) CAN looks at how Obama navigated the forces that allowed Trump to win the White House to become one of the most consequential presidents in American history, why Trump surprised everyone, and how Democrats can come out on top in the long run.Part political memoir, part blueprint for progressives in the Trump era, YES WE (STILL) CAN is an insider's take on the crazy politics of our time. Pfeiffer, one of Barack Obama's longest serving advisors, tells never-before-told stories from Obama's presidential campaigns to his time in the White House, providing readers with an in-depth, behind the-scenes look at life on the front lines of politics.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Pfeiffer, Pod Save America cohost and former Obama senior adviser, in an entertaining work of memoir-cum-political strategy, spells out the strengths of his old boss as campaigner and president and seeks to shed light on why Donald Trump won in 2016. With the goal of ensuring the liberal cause isn't lost in future elections, Pfeiffer describes how he was hired by Obama during the 2008 campaign and how for the next six years he had a front-row seat to the president's triumphs and struggles. Taking a conversational, occasionally snarky tone, he brings the reader into high-level meetings, such as one over tax cuts held in the vice-president's office; a fund-raiser attended by Kanye West; and his own awkward moments (he once split his pants in the Oval Office while preparing the president for a press conference). Throughout, Pfeiffer offers advice in bold type, based on the successes of Obama and Trump, on running a winning campaign, using Twitter, dealing with fake news, and other topics crucial to elections. "The path back for Democrats is pretty clear," he writes, "and it doesn't mean becoming more like Trump." Those who share Pfeiffer's admiration of Obama and his hopes for a Democratic resurgence-and, of course, fans of his podcast-will love both the chatty insider anecdotes and the advice. Agent: David Larabell, Creative Arts Agency. (June) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Pfeiffer, Dan.
Obama, Barack -- Friends and associates.
Obama, Barack.
Trump, Donald, -- 1946-
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- History -- 21st century.
Presidents -- United States -- Staff -- Biography.
Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-
Publisher New York, NY : [Ashland, Oregon] :2018
Edition Unabridged.
Other Titles Yes we (still) can :
Contributors Hachette Audio (Firm), publisher.
Blackstone Audio, Inc., publisher.
Participants/Performers Read by the author.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Title from disc label.
Description 6 audio discs (7.5 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781549143595
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