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It's amateur hour at the White House. So says New York Times bestselling author Edward Klein in his new political exposé The Amateur. Tapping into the public's growing sentiment that President Obama is in over his head, The Amateur argues that Obama's toxic combination of incompetence and arrogance have run our nation and his presidency off the rails. "Obama was both completely inexperienced and ideologically far to the left of Americans when he entered the White House," says Klein. "And he was so arrogant that he didn't even know what he didn't know." Klein, who is known for getting the inside scoop on everyone from the Kennedys to the Clintons, reveals never-before-published details about the Obama administration's political inner workings and about Barack and Michelle's personal lives. From Obama's conceited and detached demeanor, to his detrimental reliance on Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett's advice, to the Obamas' extravagant and out-of-touch lifestyle, The Amateur reveals a president whose blatant ignorance and incompetence is sabotaging himself, his presidency, and America.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: The dark side of Obama
Prologue: As Bill sees it
pt. I. Chicago, that toddlin' town. Hollow at the core
A ghostly presence
" You keep out of this!"
"You should know better when politicians make promises"
The man who prepared Obama for the Presidency
pt. II. Amateur hour at the White House. Drinking the Obama Kool-Aid
Valerie v. Rahm
The wrath of Michelle
Out to lunch
pt. III. With friends like these. Oprah's sacrifice
The Jewish problem with Obama
All in the family
pt. IV. The Obama doctrine. The war on General Jones
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