Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s - Study Guide Pages 284-313 Summary & Analysis

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Thompson begins the article "Here Come de Judge" writing about Reagan's new Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. Thompson believes that Bork's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee will likely get Bork on the court and simultaneously undermine the presidential campaign of Democratic Senator Joe Biden, who is on the committee. Thompson writes that Biden's campaign is totally destroyed by allegations of plagiarism in his speeches.

In "Wooing the Degenerate Vote," Thompson predicts that Richard Nixon will make a comeback and run for president in 1988. Thompson believes Nixon will be able to succeed by teaming up with former Secretary of State Alexander Haig and because more people will eliminated from the race by scandal before the primaries even begin.

"The Weak in the Weird" is an analysis of Bush's campaign for the presidency. Thompson writes that Bush's recent trip to Europe was meant to...

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