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but this book sure does solidify my thoughts on our president and makes me sick.
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In the days since it has become available, this book has been both controversial and influential. Personally, I found it a reasonable account of the first 8-9 months of the Trump administration; the events reported match what I have observed from my vantage point as a citizen with a strong interest in world affairs. Fire and Fury certainly does include details of conversations and comments that I have not personally witnessed, but these were plausible and in line with actual quotes and video available to everyone. In addition, during interviews following the book’s release, the author has been quite honest in discussing the limitations of his own knowledge. This admission increased his credibility with me.
Initially I hadn’t planned to purchase the book, but I became incensed when the administration attempted to stop its release to the public. I had originally planned to wait for a library copy and to fit a reading into my normal schedule. However, when confronted with such high-handed attempts at censorship, I changed my mind and chose to reward this author with an immediate purchase of the audiobook. I moved it to the top of my list and began listening at once, and thereby exercised the freedom to form my own opinion. Even the vociferous reactions of this administration to the book itself, and to the people quoted within it, fit the thesis and picture drawn by author Michael Wolff. The ferocity of their attacks merely confirmed the book’s veracity in my eyes.
I’m pleased that I obtained and read Fire and Fury. I acknowledge the caveats inherent in the author's attempt to manage differing accounts from the various people involved in the events he describes. Even so, I found Wolff’s account credible. For me, it was certainly true enough…
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