Take an exclusive look inside the Oval Office―from an unlikely perspective. As a black conservative, Ron Christie has often taken the road less traveled. And now, he carries readers along with him on his unique, illuminating journey through the hallowed halls of the West Wing and into the sacred chamber of the Oval Office, as he shows the real workings inside one of the most secretive administrations ever: the White House of George W. Bush.
- Who really makes the big policy decisions?
- How do Republicans view the black community?
- What went on behind closed doors during the Trent Lott scandal?
- How did top White House officials react after the attacks of Septembe 11?
Former special assistant to President Bush, Ron Christie answers these probing questions and many more as he offers the inside scoop―on everything from race issues to major political maneuvers―and provides a refreshingly candid and positive portrayal of our nation's leaders in this must-read for those who want to go inside George W. Bush's West Wing.
|About the Contributor(s)||Ron Christie
Ron Christie was appointed in 2002 to serve as special assistant to President George W. Bush for USA Freedom Corps and was acting director of that executive office when he left in March 2004. Prior to serving as special assistant to the president, Christie also served as deputy assistant to Vice President Cheney for domestic policy, where he advised the vice president on policy initiatives in health care, budget, tax, and other policy areas from January 2001 to March 2002. Christie did major and small media while in the White House and continues to do so now, having recently appeared on Lou Dobbs, The O'Reilly Factor, and CSPAN 2's Washington Journal.
|Release Date||Sep 15, 2009|