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A Tragic Legacy

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Language  English
Originally published  2007
Preceded by  How Would a Patriot Act?
OCLC  122291248
3.8/5 Goodreads

Genre  political non-fiction
Author  Glenn Greenwald
Dewey decimal  973.931092
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Original title  A Tragic Legacy: How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency
Subject  George W. Bush when President of the United States
Publisher  Crown Publishing Group (A Division of Random House); Three Rivers Press
Publication date  June 26, 2007 (hardback ed.) April 8, 2008 (paperback ed.)
Followed by  Great American Hypocrites: Toppling the Big Myths of Republican Politics
Similar  Glenn Greenwald books, George W Bush books, President books

Glenn greenwald on george w bush a tragic legacy how a good vs evil mentality destroyed

A Tragic Legacy: How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency is a New York Times bestselling book by author, attorney, blogger, and columnist Glenn Greenwald published on June 26, 2007, by Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House.


The Random House synopsis for the book describes A Tragic Legacy as a "character study" of George W. Bush, "one of the most controversial men to hold the office of president". posted an online three-page excerpt from the book on June 20, 2007.

A paperback edition of the book was published by Three Rivers Press on April 8, 2008.

Commentary and reception

In an extended entry in his blog hosted at, Greenwald, a contributing writer for the online magazine, asks and answers the question "What 'truly motivates' George W. Bush?", providing contexts for his writing the book, and he responds to letters and other comments posted in about the book.

Alan Colmes, of Fox News Channel's Hannity and Colmes, observed that "Glenn Greenwald is to this administration as they've been to the country: devastating. This is more than a book. It's an act of patriotism," describing A Tragic Legacy as "the best book about the worst president."


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