Stephen Edward Schmidt is an American communications and public affairs strategist who has worked on Republican political campaigns, including those of President George W. Bush, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Arizona Senator John McCain.
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From the most successful Republican political operative of his generation, a searing, unflinching, and deeply personal expos� of how his party became what it is today...
It’s a great book and an important one. – source
Steve SchmidtJul 23, 2020
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks, a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alike.Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill came close to death in the mid-1930sOrwell shot in the neck i...
Very much enjoying Churchill and Orwell: The fight for Freedom by @tomricks1. This is an excellent book and highly relevant to this moment. Understanding the threat to liberty with the benefit of hindsight is not enough. The threat must be seen gathering in the present – source
Steve SchmidtSep 24, 2018
Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. A mild-mannered professor from Chicago,...
@egayle333 Ellyn, with respect Hitler was always clear about his intent. A great book to read from a US perspective is In the Garden of Beasts. Trump is much more analogous to Mussolini. – source
Steve SchmidtJun 17, 2018