Book Review

Big Thumbs Up for Scheer's 'Stickup'

We here at Truthdig know that our own Robert Scheer really wishes that he didn’t have to write his latest book “The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street,” but only because that would mean we all wouldn’t be mired in a calamitous economic mess that wasn’t of our own making.

However, those brazen bandits on Wall Street and their chums on Capitol Hill (paging Bill Clinton), and the economic chaos they unleashed together, left him with no choice. But hey, at least it makes for a great read, according to these five top reviewers. Get ’em, Bob! –KA

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