A completely original illustrated international dossier of lunatic statesment and insane leaders This first attempt to catalog the world s craziest politicians contains 300 caricatures and profiles drawn from every corner of the globe and representing every shade of the political spectrum The extent of their lunacy ranges from the endearingly eccentric to the pathologically insane Here are the fanatics and revolutionaries the xenophobes and homophobes Islamists, Zionists, and bible thumpers the anarchists and fascists extreme libertarians and unreconstructed Stalinists populists, demagogues, and hated despots the idealistic and the corrupt Between them they ve pronounced that wind turbines have motors in them to fool people they are working, that homosexuality inevitably destroys civilizations, that the world is little than 4,000 years old, that the 9 11 attacks were perpetrated by George W Bush, that virtuous women should refrain from laughter in public, and that long hair saps energy from the brain They ve executed their girlfriends, volunteered to be blasted by water cannon, tried to drive Darwin from the classroom, opposed cannabis legalization while imbibing crystal meth to get them through the day, had themselves deified, been indicted for singing Nazi songs, pretended to be a cat, sobbed hysterically at press conferences, and fed their opponents to packs of hungry dogs Here they all are in their bizarre and colorful plumage, in a highly irreverent volume destined to provoke curiosity, controversy, and debate. Download The Fat Boy with the Bomb and 299 of the World's Craziest Politicians author Brian O'Connell – bluevapours.co.uk
Brian O Connell is a former chairman of Shannon Heritage, the State company which operates a network of cultural tourism venues, such as Bunratty Castle, in Counties Limerick and Clare In that role, and as a member of the Hunt Museums Trust, he had the opportunity to observe the economic and cultural legacy that John Hunt left to the region He has spent years travelling world wide researching the life of Hunt and his impact internationally on the art world.He initiated the publication in 2004 of an oral archive on regional development pioneer, Brendan O Regan He is the co author of In Bello Fortis , a biography of Tipperary man General Sir William Parker Carrol, published in Spanish by Fundacion Gustavo Bueno, Oviedo, May 2009.
- 320 pages
- The Fat Boy with the Bomb and 299 of the World's Craziest Politicians
- Brian O'Connell
- 05 October 2018 Brian O'Connell