Elephant Wars

Elephant Wars

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A real life political morality tale, Elephant Wars unflinchingly reveals the true story of hardball politics during the 2004 campaign in rowdy West Virginia.Elephant Wars reveals how the state's Republican Party, in just a few short months, rose from the ashes to gain parity in the public eye with the entrenched powerhouse Democrats, only to lose almost everything because of warring factions within its own ranks.Elephant Wars discloses, in an insider account, how the Party's meteoric rise and heartbreaking demise affected the lives of those who were there, and the future of West Virginia politics for years to come.Taking you behind the scenes of the Republican Party's all-out assault on West Virginia, Elephant Wars also reveals how the Bush campaign focused unprecedented time, money and attention on the Mountain State-as well as an extraordinary level of heavy-handed control.Whether you're a Republican, Democrat or Independent, the behind-the-scenes intrigue of the 2004 battle for the hearts and minds of the people of West Virginia will mesmerize anyone who is fascinated by the secret world of politics and the ruthless quest for power.Prior to the 2002 elections, we held only six of 34 Senate seats and 25 of 100 House seats. One of the main problems over the years in West Virginia was that Republicans simply would not run for office. ... Kris Warner put thousands of miles on his Lincoln Continental crisscrossing the state to follow up on any lead, meetinganbsp;...

Title:Elephant Wars
Author:Gary Abernathy
Publisher:iUniverse - 2005-06


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