From the experts of the bestselling Worst-Case Scenario Almanac series comes this collection of step-by step scenarios for surviving (or spinning one's way out of) political disasters and mishaps.
Leave it to the experts of the best-selling Worst-Case Scenario series to ferret out the most scandalous, dangerous, incompetent, and downright awful people to ever seek power. The most lavish palaces, the bloodiest coups, the stupidest declarations. . . . Plus all the lists, charts, maps, and profiles that have made the Worst-Case ScenarioAlmanacs such a success. Which country had more governments in the past 175 yearsItaly or Bolivia? What ever happened to all those people who ran for vice president of the United States of Americaand lost? Illustrated, step-by-step scenarios describe how to respond when confronted with misfortune or challenge, including how to give a concession speech, kiss a drooling baby, escape a sex scandal, and evade the truth.
and Joshua Piven are the authors of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series.