Maraniss Gets Testy as New Obama Bio Tanks

David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Barack Obama: The Story, is getting testy.  And it is not hard to understand why.  The Washington Post diva spent the last four years on his career book, released it in the heart of a heated re-election season, got the kind of exposure a Kardashian would envy, and now finds the book heading for the remainder racks weeks after its release.  Oy vey! As of this writing, the book ranks 1,696 on Amazon's bestseller list.  By contrast, Edward Klein's unfriendly Obama tome, The Amateur, has outsold just every book this summer not centered on female bondage, spent weeks on top of New York Times top-ten list, and now ranks 55 on Amazon despite being out a month longer than The Story. Rather than assess why his book tanked -- it is too honest for the left and too dishonest for the right -- Maraniss has turned his wrath on the people he seems to hold responsible for the book's failure -- namely, "obsessed conspiratorialists"...(Read Full Article)

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