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Taft 2012: A Novel

Taft 2012 - Jason Heller Given the current debacle of the Republican nomination for someone to stand toe to toe against Obama, this book is a timely delightful tale of 'what-ifs' of having the 27th US president doing a Rip Van Wrinkle and waking up in the present and contemplating old school politics in new clothes.

It was always going to be a fantasy but it plays up on the elements of people hankering for the 'olden days' where politics were a lot simpler (and tax rates impossibly low). There are clever post-modern nods to 'Taft parties' and the plot moves swiftly along with emails/social media sound bites.

A breezy/delightful read with much food for thought under 300 pages.