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6 Books By 2020 Dem Hopefuls With Brutal Reviews

Many reviewers found that these Democrats’ books ring hollow and self-serving.

By NTK Staff | 02.08.2019 @3:54pm
6 Books By 2020 Dem Hopefuls With Brutal Reviews

It’s become an American tradition for presidential hopefuls to write books to capture voters’ attention and make a little extra money on the side. The 2020 Democratic hopefuls are no exception.

While it’s not uncommon for these books to be less than fine literature, some of these liberals’ books have earned scathing reviews from supporters and opponents alike on Amazon. We looked past the glowing praise from review-inflating fans to uncover what more critical readers thought. Start the slide show below to read summaries, but make sure to click the titles to read the actual reviews as well.

This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class by Elizabeth Warren

Warren is certainly ready for a fight, but are her angry words in this book really on behalf of the middle class or her political ambitions? Reviewers are skeptical. And as you would expect, the lowest-rating reviews are peppered with references to her now-debunked claims to be Native American, which it’s safe to say will haunt the rest of her political career.

Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution by Bernie Sanders

Much like the socialism that Sanders promotes, this book promises a lot but delivers little, according to critical reviews. People that identify as supporters found this to be more a collection of thoughts and tweets than actual advice for starting a revolution. That may be good news for freedom-supporting Americans, but not for his devoted Bernie bros.

Off the Sidelines: Speak Up, Be Fearless, and Change Your World by Kirsten Gillibrand

While many of the books on this list felt too political or akin to campaign propaganda, this one gets accused of being a little too fluffy. If you’re looking for a good discussion of Gilliabrand’s political views and an explanation of her flip-flops, this isn’t it.

The Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris

Negative reviewers on Amazon thought the only “truths” Kamala was trying to express were her opinions about why she should be president. “Mediocre” was another common theme in the reviews.

United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good by Cory Booker

In real life, some people find Cory Booker’s theatrics inspiring, while many others find them hollow. The same holds true for the book. Booker likes flowery rhetoric, but as the reviews make clear, not everyone is buying it.

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton hasn’t announced a 2020 run, but she’s danced around saying she won’t run, too, so her book discussing her 2016 run made the list. Reviewers pointed out that she blames everyone but herself, turning off even her supporters who would like to see her take responsibility for her actions.
When it was first published, the book got media attention when Amazon deleted a slew of snarky negative reviews, but a few have snuck back in.

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