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American psychosis : an investigation of how the Republican Party went crazy  Cover Image Book Book

American psychosis : an investigation of how the Republican Party went crazy / David Corn.

Corn, David, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538723050
  • ISBN: 1538723050
  • Physical Description: viii, 388 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Twelve, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"A fast-paced, rollicking account of how paranoia and conspiracy theories have long been major elements within the GOP and how these forces came to triumph under Donald Trump, AMERICAN PSYCHOSIS offers readers a brisk, can-you-believe-this journey through this netherworld of far-right irrationality and explores its interactions with the GOP. It tells the tale of how the Republican Party has turned into a conspiracy cult, kicking ideology and policy principles to the curb in support of a president who embraced and exploited-and stirred-the most bizarre and craziest extremism of the right. The Trump-incited insurrectionist attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, was no aberration. AMERICAN PSYCHOSIS reveals it was a continuation of a long and deep-rooted tradition within the party, the result of a derangement on the right that has been accepted and often nurtured by the GOP. AMERICAN PSYCHOSIS entertains and enlightens even as it horrifies, and will be a crucial part of the roiling conversation under way in the run-up to the first post-Trump election. The story told in AMERICAN PSYCHOSIS covers the last half-century; from McCarthyism to the Birchers to segregationists to the religious right to the militia movement to Rush Limbaugh to the tea party and to Donald Trump, the Republican Party has encouraged and exploited right-wing fear and loathing that has been dangerously fueled by conspiracy theories, and now holds the entire United States political process in its grip"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Conspiracy theories > United States > Psychological aspects.
Conspiracy theories > Political aspects > United States.
Right-wing extremists > United States.
United States > Politics and government.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Genre: History.

Available copies

  • 10 of 14 copies available at Bibliomation.

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  • 1 current hold with 14 total copies.
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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown 324.2734 COR (Text) 34014150730969 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Deep River Public Library 324.273 Corn (Text) 36039001230966 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven 324.273 COR (Text) 31953154043577 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin 324.273 COR (Text) 33345000343061 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Kent Library Association - Kent 324.273 COR (Text) 33410150977405 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield NEW 324.273 C (Text) 32518155032207 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/01/2022
Milford Public Library 324.273 C (Text) 34013150768599 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
New Milford Public Library 324.2734 COR (Text) 34021153002536 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield 324.273 COR (Text) 36123153047947 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/16/2022
Ridgefield Library 324.2734 COR (Text) 34010154177181 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/17/2022
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