Notes on Matt Taibbi's Insane Clown President by Instaread

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to Matt Tabbi's Insane Clown President and NOT the original book.


Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus is a collection of articles about the 2016 presidential election that journalist Matt Taibbi wrote for Rolling Stone magazine. Comprised almost entirely of the author’s reporting from the campaign trail, the book traces Donald Trump’s rise to power while analyzing some of the other circumstances that ultimately led to his victory.

Although Taibbi begins and ends with post-mortem reflections on the election’s results, he wrote the bulk of the book in real time, reflecting on events as they unfolded on the Republican campaign trail…

Inside this companion to the book:

  • Overview of the Book
  • Insights from the Book
  • Important People
  • Author's Style and Perspective
  • Intended Audience
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