Buck Up, Suck Up . . . and Come Back When You Foul Up: 12 Winning Secrets from the War Room

Buck Up, Suck Up . . . and Come Back When You Foul Up: 12 Winning Secrets from the War Room by James Carville, Paul Begala 0743224221 9780743224222
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The political strategists who directed the Clinton campaigns War Room reveal the lessons and secrets from their hard-fought battles -- and how to use these highly effective strategies for success in everyday life. James Carville and Paul Begala have waged political war all across America and on three continents. Theyve won some of the most spectacular political victories of the twentieth century and lost a few campaigns too. Along the way, theyve learned a few lessons. Some sound simple, like Never Quit, some comic, like Kiss Ass, and some are more complicated and nuanced, like Strategy Aint Tactics. But each lesson contains tried-and-true wisdom, illustrated with colorful stories from long political experience -- many never told before: Find out how Carvilles mother, Miz Nippy, used a bass boat to frame the debate in selling encyclopedias. Discover what success secret Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tom DeLay share. Learn the War Room tricks for sharpening your message and delivering the perfect sound bite. And much more. Whether you are a senior executive or a secretary, a political junkie or the president of the United States, the rules to live by can be found in Buck Up, Suck Up...and Come Back When You Foul Up.

Author: James Carville, Paul Begala

Language: English

Edition: 3rd Edition

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 224

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 2002-01-08

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