The Politician Author:Robert Welch Obvious pressure to smother and ignore The politician since its official publication are unmatched in the history of the american book world. Now that this explosive volume is available for anyone who will read and judge for himself, the hundreds of periodicals which were quoting and misquoting from it regularly for two years have failed to gie... more » it a review or a mention of any nature.
There have been many case histories showing the influence exerted on the seven thousand regular bookstores in the United States which has resulted in a virtual boycott of the book -- even by those stores that wanted to offer it for sale. In spite of these problems, the sale of forty thousand copies in the first six months after publication and the continuing strong sale have ben encouraging. The truth so fully documented is not easy to keep buried, even by all the powerful influences that are so determined to hide it.