How Politics Is Played, Told by One Who Knows the GameBook - 1988
Hardball with Chris Matthews is a tough, funny, tell-all revelation of how politics really works. From tales of raw ambition and brutal rivalry to behind-the-scenes stories of famous disagreements, Matthews reveals the truth about the master politicians. He explains the real meaning of rules such as "Only talk when it improves the silence"; "Positioning is everything"; and "Always concede on principle."
Whether addicted to Washington politics or office politics, readers will enjoy this unprecedented guide to every adult's favorite game -- that of position, power, and survival in the world today.