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"The Price of Politics" by Bob Woodward

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    Bob Woodward just came out with his 17th book, "The Price of Politics" which is centered around the subject of the Obama Administration, high ranking Republican and Democratic leaders, and their attempt (or lack thereof) to restore the American economy and improve the federal government's fiscal condition over the last 3 1/2 years.  

    The main focus of the book is actually on the negotiations that went into raising the debt ceiling, but it does also cover other important events, including the stimulus passed immediately after Obama took office and the story behind the Simpson-Bowles Commission.

    Woodward accuses Obama, and I'm paraphrasing, of not being able to live up to the challenge of making it all work out like other presidents have in the past.  But, his criticism is evenhanded enough.  He does accuse John Boehner of a lot too.  

    Anyone read this book yet?  If you have, what'dya think of it?  

    Here's a quick video to give you a better idea of Bob Woodward and what the book is about, at least partially:

    http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/bob-woodward-book-critical-obamas-leadership-17204837