Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism--True Stories That Should Be Fiction

Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism--True Stories That Should Be Fiction

by Michael Smerconish
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Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism--True Stories That Should Be Fiction by Michael Smerconish

Sick of the total BS of rampant PC?

This brazen, furiously funny book is the antidote to today's poison of political correctness. With humor and chutzpah, attorney, commentator, and popular radio host Michael Smerconish takes on today's oversensitive culture with a collection of entertaining, outlandish anecdotes about PC gone wild-stories that are hilarious, horrifying, and unbelievably true.

Why are sports leagues handing out trophies to losers? Why are little old grandmas hired to guard 200-pound prisoners? Why are newborn babies and old men with walkers singled out at the airport while likely terrorists are ushered through security with ease?

This book shows through these absurdities that today's atmosphere of censorship and multiculturalism is paving the way for serious threats to our cultural identity and national security: "It's one thing for the forces of political correctness to muzzle our day-to-day lives here at home in the US, quite another when that same cancer metastasizes into the war on terror."

We must eradicate the PC disease. Our sanity-and our very lives-depend on it.  

"Michael Smerconish talks the talk: If you say unpopular things, watch out! Using vivid examples of PC rubbish, Muzzled will lead you into a world that would terrify Rod Serling. An entertaining and provocative book."
-Bill O'Reilly

"Reads like fiction, too bad it's true."
-Nelson DeMille, novelist, author of Night Fall and The General's Daughter

"The PC virus is out of control . . . and it's worse than you think! In this entertaining and important book, Michael Smerconish chronicles just how mindless things have gotten in politically correct America. He tells fascinating stories that will make you laugh . . . right up until the time they make you scream. Thanks to the PC crowd, we are all living in The United States of the Absurd."
-Bernard Goldberg, journalist and author of 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America, Arrogance, and Bias

"I really squirm whenever I find myself agreeing with Smerconish. (I know the feeling is mutual.) I did a lot of squirming while reading this provocative book. All true liberals and conservatives must agree with Smerconish that the PC muzzles must be removed so that people can decide based on the marketplace of ideas."
-Alan Dershowitz, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Harvard and author of Preemption

"I don't often find myself on the same side of the political barricades as Michael Smerconish. But Muzzled is a witty, provocative, and timely book. Even when Michael is wrong, which is often, he draws you in and keeps you reading."
-Arianna Huffington, author of Pigs at the Trough and Fanatics and Fools

"In Muzzled, my American Blood Brother of status-quo-obliterating defiance, Michael Smerconish, once again smokes out the cockroaches of political correctness . . . Muzzled is a great title for a book that I am convinced every American school kid should read and be tested on. If a new generation doesn't grow some intellectual balls, our Once Great Nation will continue to repeat horrific mistakes and pay the price . . . Read it. Live it."
-Ted Nugent, rock star, author, television personality, and hunter extraordinaire

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418525958
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 03/11/2007
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 535 KB

About the Author

Michael Smerconish is the Philadelphia market's premier talk radio host who is heard daily on Infinity radio's 50,000 watt WPHT, 1210AM. A popular columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and an attorney, Smerconish also provides commentary on current events for Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. His first book is Flying Blind: How Political Correctness Continues to Compromise Airline Safety Post 9/11.

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Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism-True Stories That Should Be Fiction 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
elle000 More than 1 year ago
I am not really into politics or agenda based books but I found myself agreeing with everything the author said. This would be a good gift to a dad or grandparent.
MELKI More than 1 year ago
You can guess the tone of the book when you read that the incidents at Abu Ghraib are "truly minor indiscretions". Since such flagrant violations are just indiscretions, calling this book a pile of crap is, similarly, an understatement.
Denouncing political correctness is one thing, to write such a silly book is another. Don't bother.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
Michael Smerconish captures the argument about political correctness well in MUZZLED! It is a great compilation of short stories about PC rubbish and a GREAT READ!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Each story is so funny untill it sinks in that this stuff is TRUE! A sad testament of todays society.