Campaign Confessions: Tales from the War Rooms of Politics

Category: Book
By (author): Laschinger, John
Foreword By: Mansbridge, Peter
With: Stevens, Geoffrey
Subject:  NON-FICTION / Canadian
  POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General
  POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Parties
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Dundurn
Published: September 2016
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 9.00in x 6.00in x 1.00in
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From The Publisher*A National Bestseller!

Canada's Only Full-Time Political Campaign Manager - 50 Campaigns in 45 Years with 30 Victories

John Laschinger opens the doors to the backrooms and war rooms of the political campaigns he has run, providing lessons for aspiring campaign managers, and exposing what really happens behind the scenes.
From The Publisher*John Laschinger, Canada's only full-time campaign manager, opens up about the fifty campaigns he has worked on around the world. From smoke-filled backrooms to social media, Laschinger gives unflinching detail on everything in a campaign manager's arsenal.
Review Quote*There is joy in winning, but participating is what matters most in politics, as Lasch, a true insider, reveals in this fascinating account of backroom strategy and drama.
Review Quote*Those who love politics for its camaraderie, its nerviness, and it competitiveness will find a harvest in these pages.
Review Quote*John is a master of the techniques and strategies of political campaigning and shares them all in this book … This is a most valuable contribution to Canadian political discourse.
Review Quote*Laschinger, an old pro, wisely observes that the most important element of each organization is the candidate, him or herself.
Review Quote*Laschinger has penned a unique and remarkable manual, memoir, and how-to guide for deciding whom to support and how to actually make it work.
Review Quote*John Laschinger is the consummate campaign manager. Smart, focused, and never distracted by the crises of the day. Aspiring politicos of all ages would do well to learn from this political master.
Review Quote*There is no one on the Canadian political scene who knows more about the running of political campaigns - it is a foolish candidate who ignores John's advice. This book will be the bible for campaign managers.
Review Quote*An important book.