Trust Me, I Know What I'm Doing
100 More Mistakes That Lost Elections, Ended Empires, and Made the World What It Is TodayBook - 2012
Hindsight hurts.The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act, having the American colonies pay for their own defense - which instead starts a revolution. In 1929, President Herbert Hoover decides to let the economy fix itself...... and the Great Depression gets greater. Nixon tapes everything he says in the Oval Office, believing it will all be of great historical value. He turns out to be right when those same tapes cost him his presidency. Charles the First cuts a deal with the Irish to fight Parliament that instead loses him public support - and later his head.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2012.
Characteristics: 403 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: Trust me, I know what I am doing