Common Ground: Book summary and reviews of Common Ground by Cal Thomas, Bob Beckel

Common Ground

How to Stop the Partisan War That Is Destroying America

by Cal Thomas, Bob Beckel

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Common Ground by Cal Thomas, Bob Beckel
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Inspired by their popular USA Today column, conservative Cal Thomas and liberal Bob Beckel show politicians of both stripes how to get beyond partisanship, restore civility, and move our country forward. Thomas and Beckel are a unique pair in today's political climate—pundits from opposite sides who not only talk to each other but work together to find common ground on some of the most divisive issues facing us, from the war in Iraq to gay marriage to the Patriot Act. Common Ground unmasks the hypocrisy of many of the issues, organizations, and individuals who created and deepened the partisan divide at the center of American politics, and makes a strategic case for why this bickering must stop.

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"The lucid political discussion between a conservative and liberal is refreshing, but their proposals are too utopian to realistically be widely embraced." - PW.

Offering advice on ways to achieve consensus, they predict Americans are tired of black-or-white political battling and will want to elect the "most competent and least ideological" presidential candidate in 2008 .... A welcome invitation to civility and reason.

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