The Ninth Wave Author:Eugene Burdick Fear + Hate = Power — This was the Mike Freesmith formula - the credo of the most ruthless kingmaker ever to work behind the scenes of American politics. — Mike figured out the exact equation while he was still in high school To test it he seduced his English teacher, and drove a harmless drunk to suicide. — Mike's formula worked so well that Conn... more »ie Burton was more than willing to pay his way through college...so well, that he won a nomination for governor for a broken-down lawyer who was nothing more than a puppet on his political string.
The Mike Freesmith formula was infallible. His life proved it...and in a strange way, so did his death.« less