Title ARGUING WITH IDIOTS: HOW TO STOP SMALL MINDS AND BIG GOVERNMENT
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Threshold Editions 2009
1416595015 / 9781416595014
Seller ID RWARE0000028968
(No Dustjacket) #1 New York Times bestselling author and radio and tv host Glenn Beck's ult imate handbook for tackling and winning life's most important arguments. FUNNY. FRIGHTENING. TRUE. It happens to all of us: You're minding your own business, when some idiot informs you that guns are evil, the Prius will save the planet, or the rich have to finally start paying their fair share of taxes. Just go away! you think to yourself -- but they only become more obnoxious. Your heart rate quickens. You start to sweat. You can't get away. Your onl y hope is...this book. Glenn Beck, author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers An Inconvenient Boo k and Glenn Beck's Common Sense, has stumbled upon the secret formula to wi nning arguments against people with big mouths but small minds: knowing the facts. And this book is full of them. The next time your Idiot Friends tell you how gun control prevents gun viol ence, you'll tell them all about England's handgun ban (see page 53). When they tell you that we should copy the UK's health-care system, you'll recou nt the horrifying facts you read on page 244. And the next time an idiot te lls you that vegetable prices will skyrocket without illegal workers, you'l l stop saying "no, they won't" and you'll start saying, "actually, eliminat ing all illegal labor will cause us to spend just $8 a year more on produce ." (See page 139.) Idiots can't be identified through voting records, they can be found only by looking for people who hide behind stereotypes, embrace partisanship, and believe that bumper sticker slogans are a substitute for common sense. If you know someone who fits the bill, th.