In the past few weeks I’ve traveled across this great country of ours, talking to ordinary folks, folks like you and me, folks who desperately want a new American political novel for the 2012 American political season. When I say “new” American political novel, I don’t mean “just published”; no, I mean a novel published more recently than Robert Penn Warren’s 1946 novel All the King’s Men, a novel that has been so long considered the best American novel about politics that it’s in danger of seeming not like the President of American Political Novels but rather the King of American Political Novels. As everyone knows, we do not do Kings in this country.
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