The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a drifted from linking the sacrifices of our armed forces around the world to the. DRIFT The Unmooring of American Military Power By Rachel Maddow; WARTIME An Idea, Its history, Its Consequences By Mary L. Dudziak. Rachel Maddow argues that the decision to take America to war has become too easy. The Unmooring of American Military Power.

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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Mar 27, Minutes. Ultimately, she shows us just how much we stand to lose by allowing the scope of American military power to overpower our political discourse.

Ultimately, she shows us just how much we stand to lose by allowing the priorities of the national security state to overpower our political discourse.

From the Hardcover edition. Maddow for picking this and every other fight that Drift provokes.


It makes her case much stronger. But Drift is not heavy reading, and her cheerfully snarky voice is instantly recognizable…A thought-provoking and timely book. History Domestic Politics Category: History Domestic Politics Audiobooks. Buy the Audiobook Download: Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

Yet the book still surprises. Maddow raises vital questions about how the American ways of war have changed and endangered our democracy, but she does so without cant or predictability. In the process, she revives a radically old-fashioned idea: This courageous book deserves to spark a national debate about the purpose of war.

But at its end, when you put it down, you will be troubled. We are losing our republic and Ms. Maddow tells you why. It affects, and degrades, every aspect of national life: These are issues that deserve our attention.

However, Rachel Maddow makes valid arguments that our country has been drifting towards questionable wars, draining our resources, without sufficient input poeer time. People who like Rachel will love the book. Drift is a book worth reading.

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow

Rachel has once again broken the mold and she should be immensely proud of this book, which is written in the same bright, clear, engaging style she brings to broadcast television. People who hate her may be surprised by how often in Drift she espouses some of the most conservative values: Drift will stun Americans with its portrait of a hyperventilating United States that has produced too many real live Dr.


Drawing from thoughtful, national interest-driven conservatives and not just powet liberal establishment, Maddow makes the case that what ought to be a strong nation is instead risking shipwreck, by letting war and military matters escape real political and economic gravitational forces. Every page informs and angers at the same time.

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