The Virginia Way: Democracy and Power After 2016 (Hardcover)

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For four hundred years, Virginia's politicians have preached a "Virginia Way" of honor, gentility and democracy. In reality, this ideology bred a corrupt political class, a runaway electricity company, a university that reflected the values of donors and a school system that suffered from cronyism. This Virginia Way prevented rather than promoted the success of its stated democratic ideals. Readers from the right, left and middle will learn much about how their government operates and understand Virginia in a whole new way. Author Jeff Thomas explodes the myth of the Virginia Way with an insightful portrait of the people, politics and power that run the Commonwealth.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781540239853
ISBN-10: 1540239853
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: July 29th, 2019
Pages: 226
Language: English