Book ‘Why We Did It’ by Tim Miller

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A Travelogue from the Republican Road to Hell
Former Republican political operative Tim Miller answers the question no one else has fully grappled with: Why did normal people go along with the worst of Trumpism? As one of the strategists behind the famous 2012 RNC “autopsy,” Miller conducts his own forensic study on the pungent carcass of the party he used to love, cutting into all the hubris, ambition, idiocy, desperation, and self-deception for everyone to see. In a bracingly honest reflection on both his own past work for the Republican Party and the contortions of his former peers in the GOP establishment, Miller draws a straight line between the actions of the 2000s GOP to the Republican political class's Trumpian takeover, including the horrors of January 6th. From ruminations on the mental...
Publisher: Harper (June 28, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-10: 0063161478  ISBN-13: 978-0063161474  ASIN:‎ B09G6SB55Q

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Author’s biography: Tim Miller is an MSNBC analyst, writer-at-large for The Bulwark, and host of “Not My Party” on Snapchat. He has written on politics and culture for Rolling Stone, The Ringer, Playboy, and The Daily Beast. Tim was communications director for Jeb Bush’s 2016 presidential campaign and spokesman for the Republican National Committee during Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign. He has since left the GOP and become one of the leaders of the “Never Trump” movement. He lives in Oakland, CA with his husband and daughter.