University of Pennsylvania Law School “Washington Semester Series”
David moderated a panel discussion on separation of powers, bipartisanship – or lack thereof – and related topics. Discussants were former Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.), University of Pennsylvania Law School Dean Michael Fitts, and the Hon. Gene E.K. Pratter, judge for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
David‘s latest book is Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs and Washington Handshakes: Decoding The Jargon Slang and Bluster of American Political Speech. Written with Almanac of American Politics Co-Author Chuck McCutcheon, Dog Whistlesdecodes what politicians really mean when they use odd-sounding, insider-ish phrases.
With a forward by author, journalist and television analyst Jeff Greenfield, Dog Whistles will help you keep up your antennae on high alert for intentionally-confusing language by political types of both parties.