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Book: Fire and Fury by Micheal Wolff

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    I found I wasn't all that interested in it when the news broke, had an 'Enquirer' feel to it, and I felt even more so when I saw Wolff's interviews. Besides, I've heard enough already, the stuff was not surprising. Might read it sometime in the future but as entertainment value only, since I get the sense that, while I don't necessarily think the book is untrue, I think he took liberties with some of what he saw, and I think I read that he has somewhat of a disclaimer in his book along these lines. Therefore, not factual enough for me, although I'm sure the stories for the most part are likely true in a general sense.

    I also don't get the impression that Wolff was impartial to start with, and did and said whatever he had to to get in there; he pretty much said as much in the interview I saw, or at least didn't deny it. What struck me most about the whole situation is how he unsafe and unguarded the WH is, that anyone with a good line of bull and a smile can find there way in with no problem.

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    I also think that Omarosa is another 'tell all' coming out, if she has her way about it, but I think her motive is money, and I won't put much stock if any in it. Funny, she seemed to have no issues being part of the administration until she got 'fired' or whatever it was...then she all of a sudden said that she was offended for her and 'her people' as she so interestingly puts it, and that she saw and heard terrible things on this subject during her time in the WH...I find her disingenuous. Not that I don't think she didn't see and hear all manners of offenses and slights, to put it mildly, of 'her people' during her time in the WH, given our incredibly racist president, but I find it awfully convenient that she suddenly remembers this not long after she is supposedly dragged off the WH premises. Watching her bat her eyelashes and come close to a well timed tear in an interview, and practically beg through hints for a tell all book, was rather sickening. She and Trump are of the same ilk; completely phony, money motivated and opportunistic.
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    The book does read like Wolff takes a few facts and then speculates on the facts, or references WH staff speculations\opinions.... It is no way near the quality of other WH books written by Bob Woodward.

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    Since there are 600 people on the waiting list at the local library for Michael Wolff's book, I ordered Randall Hansen's book with the same title, which describes the Allied bombing of Germany from 1942 to 1945.

    Lots of interesting facts. and worth reading.