Ben Duchek

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Location: Las Vegas, NV United States
In My Own Words:
read these books, magazines and newspapers: The Economist, first. T.C. Boyle, Ray Carver, Hunter Thompson, Jack Kerouac, Randall Kennedy, Tim O'Brien, Shakespeare, Kurt Vonnegut, poetry by Byron. Also read Foreign Affairs, the new york times, because it is the new york times and you should respect your elders. and the Washington Post, because of their sports reporters and Woodward.

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Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to De&hellip by Jeffrey Toobin
Written by probably America's most well-known media legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin takes on the Floridian debacle of 2000 in his short book "Too Close to Call."
What it lacks in legal heft it makes up with journalistic breeze, with Toobin writing in the same lucid tone that he takes in the New Yorker, describing set pieces between Bush and Gore staffers not quite equally, but close enough. Perhaps Toobin is biased in his conclusions that Gore was jobbed, and this is where he may have wanted to shed some light on his own political views, ahem -- Democrat -- and this would clearly have strengthened his case. But after all is said and done, the guy lays enough foundation to support his… Read more