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The Puppeteers: The People Who Control the People Who Control America (Hardcover)
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Why does it feel like no matter what happens in American politics, the Democrats still get their way?
When he left Congress in 2017, Jason Chaffetz still thought elections could save us. For generations, conservatives have hoped that freedom-loving congressional majorities could turn back the tide and restore America’s liberties and prosperity.
But now, he says, winning elections will not be enough.
Increasingly, the work of government is being done by people outside the government—unelected power brokers who are invisible to the American public but who pull the strings, set the agendas, create the incentives, and write the rules we must all live by. Using both government and non-governmental institutions, leftists have bypassed the legislative process to compel institutional compliance with partisan goals. The White House or the Congress may change hands, but the left remains in power.
In The Puppeteers, Chaffetz reveals how:
- Susan Rice was put in charge of using the bureaucracy to make sure Republicans never win another election
- The federal government now could be deployed to harvest ballots from Democrats
- President Biden hired a Blackrock executive to run his economic agenda for the first two years of his presidency
- State treasurers planned to use billions of government dollars to “address climate change” and “racial inequality,” with almost no way for voters to stop them
- Randi Weingarten makes more decisions for the education department than people who actually work there
Electing the right leaders is no longer enough. To take back our country, the American people need to understand that they’re in a new fight. But it’s a fight that’s still eminently winnable, and Chaffetz reveals the playbook.
About the Author
Jason Chaffetz is an American politician and Fox News contributor. He was elected as a U.S. Representative from Utah in 2008 after spending 16 years in the local business community. When he left Congress in 2017, he was the chairman of the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Jason Chaffetz first fought the Deep State from the inside. Now he has written a powerful guide to how it works and how to fight it. The Deep State is not to be missed. — Peter Schweizer on The Deep State
Jason Chaffetz captures the reality of disaster liberalism in this fascinating new book. It’s true, Democrats never let a crisis go to waste. They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste illuminates the tactics, shares the stories, provides unique insight, and gives you the perspective so you can recognize what’s happening in real time. Once you see what they do, and how they do it, you will never look at Washington, D.C., the same. — Sean Hannity on They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste
They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste makes clear that the left has two sets of rules: one for themselves and one for everybody else. If you don’t buy their vision of an all-encompassing government, they deem you morally insufficient. That’s reason alone to deny them the power they seek. — Ben Shapiro on They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste
They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste shares the stories and provides true insights like you’ve never seen before. — Nicole Saphier, MD, on They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste
In Power Grab, Jason Chaffetz takes us along his path toward a disturbing realization. Even as a seasoned political insider, he was taken aback by the post-Trump American reality in which news was quickly replaced by political theater and little was as it appeared to be. There are lessons for all of us, if we are willing to open our eyes. — Sharyl Attkisson on Power Grab
Power Grab will leave you wanting more. Long after you’ll be thinking about the implications of what Jason Chaffetz reveals in this stunning new account of Washington, D.C., politics. Readers will never again take Democratic narratives at face value. The duplicity, the hypocrisy, and the flippancy with which they sacrifice the very foundational elements of our government must be fought on every level. — Sara A. Carter on Power Grab