I’ll just start with insult and degrade further from there.
The auction for Karl Rove’s memoir drags on a month after the Republican strategist made the rounds of publishers with Washington power lawyer Robert Barnett at his side.
And here I thought the pig fuckers in the flyover states would shag, shimmy and shuffle right up to the trough and slurp up the goodness.
“It’s very, very slow,” says an executive at one of the few houses left in the bidding. Early reports had predicted a $3 million sale, but some insiders are wondering if Mr. Barnett has had trouble getting to that number. He declined to comment.
Seems I was wrong. I know, I have a hard time believing it too.
Misery loves company.
Mr. Rove isn’t the only conservative meeting a backlash. The latest tome by right-wing scribe Ann Coulter, If Democrats Had Any Brains They’d Be Republicans, hasn’t caught fire with book buyers.
The title spent just four weeks on The New York Times’ best-seller list—compared with 12 for her previous book—and has sold 97,000 copies in the last 10 weeks, according to Nielsen BookScan, which tracks about 70% of the market.
Ms. Coulter’s last effort, Godless, sold 233,000 copies over the same time span, according to BookScan