Unmasking Obama: The Fight to Tell the True Story of a Failed Presidency

Unmasking Obama: The Fight to Tell the True Story of a Failed Presidency

by Jack Cashill


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While the major media were spinning their collective fairy tale about the Obama presidency, the alternative conservative media—America’s “samizdat”—were telling the truth.

During the Obama years, an asymmetrical media war was waged to control the critical first draft of American history. There is no fair way to record that history without first acknowledging the war. The field of battle shaped up as follows: on the right, the alternative conservative media and the “responsible” right, occasionally working together, often working at odds; on the left, the mainstream media, the social media giants, Hollywood, Broadway, the federal bureaucracies, the national security apparatus, and what Ray Bradbury would call “firemen”—the virtual book burners, amateur and professional. Rarely at odds, these forces routinely worked together to amplify what Obama adviser Ben Rhodes famously called the White House’s “messaging campaign.” Money, resources, and power overwhelmingly favored the left, but the right had the equalizer on its side—the truth.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781642934458
Publisher: Post Hill Press
Publication date: 08/18/2020
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 197,187
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

An independent writer and producer, Jack Cashill has written twelve books since 2000, ten of which have been featured on C-SPAN’s Book-TV. He has also produced a score of documentaries for regional PBS and national cable channels, one of which won an Emmy. In addition to his work as executive editor with Ingram’s Magazine, Jack has written for Fortune, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Weekly Standard. He has a Ph.D. from Purdue University in American studies and has taught as a Fulbright lecturer at the Universities of Nancy and Strasbourg in France.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Michael Cohen Calling vii

The Front Man 1

Scandal Free 5

The Home Front 22

The Red Front 31

The Black Front 50

The Rainbow Front 101

The Brown Front 111

The Green Front 122

The Pink Front 136

The Crescent Front 154

The Eastern Front 182

Epilogue 217

Acknowledgments 219

Endnotes 221

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