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WITH BILL MAHER, ITS NEVER POLITICS AS USUAL!

Conservatives know what they want and they never forget it. Except for the time Reagan went to the Vietnam Memorial and shouted, Gorbachev, tear down this wall!

Heidi Fleiss and Dr. Kevorkian [are] two visionaries of American social life, the queen and king of coming and going.

The Packwood diaries must be pretty racy, because most of the people who read them apparently cannot wait to get to the bottom of the next page. Which, of course, was Packwoods problem, too.

"Politically Incorrect is almost single-handedly reviving political satire. . . . [It] has pulled off the rare trick of being irreverent without being irrelevant."
The New York Times

"A funny collection of jibes, jokes and tidbits from his hilarious late-night show."
Playboy


From the Trade Paperback edition.
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WITH BILL MAHER, ITS NEVER POLITICS AS USUAL!

Conservatives know what they want and they never forget it. Except for the time Reagan went to the Vietnam Memorial and shouted, Gorbachev, tear down this wall!

Heidi Fleiss and Dr. Kevorkian [are] two visionaries of American social life, the queen and king of coming and going.

The Packwood diaries must be pretty racy, because most of the people who read them apparently cannot wait to get to the bottom of the next page. Which, of course, was Packwoods problem, too.

"Politically Incorrect is almost single-handedly reviving political satire. . . . [It] has pulled off the rare trick of being irreverent without being irrelevant."
The New York Times

"A funny collection of jibes, jokes and tidbits from his hilarious late-night show."
Playboy


From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Published: December 8, 2010
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Imprint: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780307775368
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