Observing Our Politicians Stumble : the Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential CampaignsBook - 2012
Combining humor and wisdom, this timely volume examines how presidential campaigns can--and often have--become undone by an unguarded comment, an unintentional misrepresentation, or an unwise initiative.
* 30 before-and-after polls that illustrate the effect gaffes can have on campaigns, both immediately and over time
* Detailed vignettes placing specific gaffes in their contemporary political and social contexts
* Sidebars and political cartoons that enrich the discussion of particular gaffes