Tag Archives: Topic/Political

A Cry from the Far Middle

by P. J. O'Rourke

Observations on the present political moment, and the discord that defines it, from the best man for the job: bestselling author and acclaimed satirist…

Thrown Under the Omnibus

by P. J. O'Rourke

Ranging over five decades, Thrown Under the Omnibus is the definitive anthology of the work the writer the Wall Street Journal has called “the…

Republican Party Reptile

by P. J. O'Rourke

“To say that P. J. O’Rourke is funny is like saying the Rocky Mountains are scenic–accurate but insufficient. At his best he’s downright exhilarat­ing…

Peace Kills

by P. J. O'Rourke

“Peace Kills is war coverage in the great tradition of Catch 22 and M*A*S*H: Wars can be right or wrong, but they are always crazy and frightening in the center and might be uproarious around the edge. . . . P.J. O’Rourke [is] one of America’s funniest serious commentators. ….

Parliament of Whores

by P. J. O'Rourke

“Pick up O’Rourke’s Parliament of Whores, a riotously funny and perceptive indictment of America’s political system. You’ll stop reading only when you stop laughing….

The Making of the Prefident 1789

by Marvin Kitman

“Hilarious . . . The Making of the Prefident 1789 will entertain and fascinate even those who think they hate history.” –James D. Fairbanks,…

How the Hell Did This Happen?

by P. J. O'Rourke

An essential take on the stranger-than-fiction 2016 presidential elections from a quintessential voice on American politics and culture.

Global Village Idiot

by John O'Farrell

“Very funny.” –The Guardian

The Enemies List

by P. J. O'Rourke

The Enemies List began as an article in the American Spectator and, as readers contributed their own suggestions, quickly grew into a hilarious and…