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“The roots of American liberalism are not compassion but snobbery. So argues historian Fred Siegel in The Revolt Against the Masses. Siegel traces the development of liberalism from the cultural critics of the post WWI years to the gentry liberals today, and he shows how the common thread is scorn for middle-class Americans and for America itself. This is a stunningly original—and convincing—book.”
   — Michael Barone, senior political analyst at the Washington Examiner, resident fellow at the
      American Enterprise Institute, and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics

 

 

REVIEWS
Revealing New History Of Liberalism , Daniel DiSalvo, Washington Times, 2-17-14
The Failure of Obama's Aristocracy of Merit, Michael Barone, Creators Syndicate, 2-18-14
Book Review: 'The Revolt Against the Masses,'. . ., Barton Swaim, Wall Street Journal, 2-17-14
New Book Exposes Liberal 'Social Snobs', George Marlin, Newsmax, 2-17-14
‘The Revolt Against the Masses’ reveals liberalism’s elitist roots, Michael Goodwin, New York Post, 2-16-14
Opiate of the Elites, Vincent Cannato, The Weekly Standard, 2-10-14
A Revolting Development, Jay Cost, Washington Free Beacon, 2-8-14
The elitist roots of American liberals, Mark Judge, The Daily Caller, 1-30-14
Rewriting liberalism's history, Editors, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 1-25-14
Rotary Club Plots to Seize American Power, Ed Driscoll, PJ Media, 1-24-14
Revolt Against The Masses, Noah Millman, New York Times Sunday Book Review, 1-24-14
Obama's polls fall as middle class gets his number, Noemie Emery, Washington Examiner, 1-22-14

ADAPTATIONS
Who really won the 60s?, Fred Siegel, The Daily Beast, 1-26-14

MENTIONS
The Left Preaches the Great Apocalypse of Global Warming, Ben Shapiro, Creators Syndicate, 2-19-14
Liberalism Transformed , Gerald Russello, National Review Online, 2-19-14
What in the world: Is liberal elitism killing the middle class?, Editors, BBC, 2-18-14
Left-wing Totalitarianism in America, Richard Winchester, The American Thinker, 2-17-14
The Heart of Liberalism, Jonah Goldberg, National Review Online, 2-3-14
How the L-Word Was Won, Ed Driscoll, PJ Media, 1-19-14

TV/RADIO
The Jerry Doyle Show (Talk Radio Network), 1-23-14
CSPAN Book TV, 1-26-14
The Thom Hartmann Show (Dial Global Network), 1-30-14
Opinion Journal with Mary Kissel (Wall Street Journal), 1-31-14
The Milt Rosenberg Show (Ricochet.com), 2-7-14
The Phyllis Schlafly Show (Eagle Forum), 2-8-14
Up Front with Vicki McKenna (WISN 1310 AM, Milwaukee), 2-11-14
The Ben Shapiro Show (770 AM KTTP, Seattle), 2-12-14
Wilkow! with Andrew Wilkow (The Blaze TV), 2-14-14
The Bill Bennett Show (Salem Communications), 2-20-14
The Dom Giordano Show (1210 AM WPHT, Philadelphia), 2-20-14
The Wilkow Majority with Andrew Wilkow (Sirius XM), 2-20-14
The Steve Malzberg Show (Newsmax TV), 2-20-14
Live From the State Capital with Fred Dicker (1300 AM, Albany), 2-21-14
Liberty Nation with Tim Donner (Radio America), 2-21-14
The Dennis Miller Show (Dial Global), 2-24-14
The Mike Pintek Show (1020 AM CBS Radio,Pittsburgh), 2-24-14
The Dennis Prager Show (Cable Radio Network), 2-24-14
Fox and Friends (Fox News), 2-25-14
The Dan Cofall Show (DFW 1190 AM, Dallas), 2-25-14
The Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft Show (89 WLS ABC Radio, Chicago), 2-26-14
The John Gomez Show (103.9 FM, Long Island), 2-28-14

 

 

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