Demonizing a President: The "Foreignization" of Barack by Martin Parlett

By Martin Parlett

This groundbreaking political exposé scrutinizes the motivations in the back of the remarkable assaults on President Barack Obama that try to undermine his eligibility to steer the rustic.

• Analyzes the strategies utilized by political adversaries to undermine the presidency

• Considers the mass of literature and filmography which proliferates narratives of the president's foreignization and provides a counter-position

• Examines the rhetorical frames and motivations of Obama's foreignization

• presents perception into the motivations surrounding Obama-era conspiracy theories, akin to the Birther movement

• Underlines the post-20th century emergence and upkeep of an more and more polarized electoral climate

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