No One Left to Lie To

  • by Christopher Hitchens, Douglas Brinkley (foreword)
  • Narrated by Simon Prebble
  • 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"Just as the necessary qualification for a good liar is a good memory, so the essential equipment of a would-be lie detector is a good timeline, and a decent archive." In No One Left to Lie to, a New York Times best seller, Christopher Hitchens casts an unflinching eye on the Clinton political machine and offers a searing indictment of a president who sought to hold power at any cost. With blistering wit and meticulous documentation, Hitchens masterfully deconstructs Clinton's abject propensity for pandering to the Left while delivering to the Right, and he argues that the president's personal transgressions were ultimately inseparable from his political corruption.
Hitchens questions the president's refusals to deny accusations of rape by reputable women and lambasts, among numerous impostures, his insistence on playing the race card, the shortsightedness of his welfare bill, his ludicrous war on drugs, and his abandonment of homosexuals in the form of the Defense of Marriage Act. Opportunistic statecraft, crony capitalism, "divide and rule" identity politics, and populist manipulations - these are perhaps Clinton's greatest and most enduring legacies.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

A very interesting book and relevant now.

Would you listen to No One Left to Lie To again? Why?

Yes, because I would need to hear the details again in order to understand the argument.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Not applicable.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

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Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I found some aspects of these events made me angry, and sorry that justice was probably never done. Also it made me re-appraise my views on BOTH the Clintons, and their entourage.

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- JayCee

Another view of Bill

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

It's a reasonable book - not one for Clinton fans as it offers a darker side to the Democratic darling.. Interesting in light of the current presidential race. Politics, power and how they are used to dominate in every sense..

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- Mr S T Kay

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-11-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios