Just in Case You Missed David Corn’s Book…

Today MSNBC Contributor and Mother Jones‘ Washington Bureau Chief David Corn sends out a funny note about his new book, Showdown.

Dear David,

While we understand that you think subjecting everyone in your email contacts to a note about your book is the way to go here, we think another showdown in an area bookshop is clearly the better option. That’s just us though. We know we’re not your publicists, but should you want any tips on how to start another controversial uproar let us know. We’re here for you!

We’ve highlighted our favorite lines in your letter below. People are such dumbasses these days…so many ways to communicate and still they don’t always get it! So frustrating, we know.

Sincerely, FishbowlDC.

Dear Friends, Associates, and/or Others in My Email Contacts,

As you may or may not know, my new book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Fought Back Against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party (William Morrow), has been released (in hardback, ebook, and audiobook read by yours truly). Though I have relentlessly tweeted and Facebooked about the book, I still find folks who have missed these polite reminders. So I am sending out this notice–with a description of the book (which has sparked a Fox News spat, been cited by Jay Leno, and been denounced by Rush Limbaugh) and relevant links below. Please forgive me if this email (in your case) is redundant, particularly if you have already rushed out to buy the book, or if you receive multiple copies of this notice (my contacts list is a bit unwieldy).

Thanks for anything you can do to support the book.

All best,


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