DON’T VOTE: IT JUST ENCOURAGES THE BASTARDS, by P.J. O’Rourke (Author)
“[A] merciless but often humorous look at the shortcomings of American politics” by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Parliament of Whores (Booklist).
Don’t Vote: It Just Encourages the Bastards is a brilliant, disturbing, hilarious, and sobering look at why politics and politicians are a necessary evil—but only just barely necessary. Read P. J. O’Rourke on the pathetic nature of our attempts to govern ourselves and laugh through your tears or—what the hell—just laugh.
“Whether readers agree with O’Rourke’s politics or not, his style is funny, cutting, and insightful.” —Booklist
“P. J. O’Rourke is like S. J. Perelman on acid.” —Christopher Buckley
“The funniest writer in America.” —The Wall Street Journal
P.J. O’ROURKE has written books on subjects as diverse as politics and cars and etiquette and economics.
Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance both reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. He is a contributing editor at the Weekly Standard, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute, a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me, and editor-in-chief of the web magazine American Consequences.