By Bill Press
A memoir of speak radio host and political commentator invoice Press.
The identify invoice Press is synonymous with sincere journalism, clever statement and, innovative politics.
But in keeping with the place he got here from, it is a ask yourself he did not turn out a Trump voter. He grew up in a blue-collar relatives in a small city in Delaware south of the Mason-Dixon line, the place segregation was once the guideline. As a Catholic, he was once taught that abortion, divorce, intercourse outdoor of marriage, and homosexuality have been morally incorrect: ideals later bolstered in ten years of seminary reviews for the priesthood. He used to be on his strategy to be a rock-ribbed conservative.
So what went correct for him that he swerved to this point to the left?
In From the Left, Press indicates this slow transformation, beginning with years of stories in Europe and a providential get away to California. From Sacramento he made his strategy to Southern California tv and speak radio as a political commentator and liberal speak exhibit host. leaping to Washington and nationwide cable television, Press hosted Crossfire and The Spin Room on CNN, and Buchanan and Press on MSNBC. A member of the White condominium Press Corps and columnist for Tribune Media prone and The Hill, Press used to be an early supporter of Bernie Sanders and hosted of the Senator's first presidential method periods in his dwelling room.
If you are already at the left, you will cheer a fellow vacationer. If no longer but there, you quickly will be.
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