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StefanX Donating Member (801 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:23 PM
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Hilarious "customer reviews" of Frist autobiography on amazon.com!
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 10:26 PM by StefanX
Check out these actual customer reviews of Frist's autobiography "Good People Beget Good People" on Amazon.com. I cracked up reading these things!

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/074253336...

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A monumental bore-a-thon

Really, this has got to rank as one of the worst excuses for biography ever written. So Bill Frist's family is supposedly melanin-free... so what? Is that their sole claim to being "good people"? What else have they done to justify these hundreds of pages of poorly written prose? The only positive benefit of this yawn-inducing snoozathon is that it's a surefire remedy for terminal insomnia. You'll be bored into a coma in no time at all.

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The Dark Side of Geneology

Optimism and euphemism abound in this tediously annotated vanity-published tome. Of possible interest to the immediate Frist family and to its sycophantic inner circle, if there is such a thing, but I found it to be a yawn-inducing me-me-me festival. Like a neighbor's vacation slides, or a coworker describing her "amazing" dream from the night before, this collection of happy interpretations is something to be endured rather than enjoyed.

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Do Good People Beget Lying Insider Traders?

This book bears further scrutiny based on the recent revealations Frist dumped vast amounts of family stock just ahead of the plunge. Frist is on the record denying being in possession of any prior knowledge about the company's status. Unfortunately, phone and other records prove otherwise. Oops. Considering the fact that Frist is a public figure, that the money involved was a far larger amount than the one involved in the Martha Stewart case and the fact that the lie is so recent and fresh he cannot claim a faulty memory, it makes one wonder if this "Good People" will do "Hard Time".

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The Absolute Worst Human Being on the Planet

This is a fascinating study of the extraordinary mix of in-breeding, animal sacrifice, and corruption required to produce the world's worst human being. Coming from a family of mildly despicable cheats, the Frists had a leg up on normal human beings...but it still took an enormous amount of laboratory work and careful training to produce not just a self-involved twit but an unspeakable monster.

This book is Frankenstein of our century, a marvellous account of the line between science and morality, and the "Dr. Frist" character is a chilling reminder of the true evil inherent in all humanity...even if readers will find Dr. Frist himself an impossibly overdrawn character. Surely, no actual human could be so evil. Neverthless, he stands like Shelley's monster as an emblem of the path we as a species must never take.

By damning this "Dr. Frist" character and the bizarre process that created him, this sterling work serves as a moral guide, a hope for the future.

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Frist - haunted by a generation of mercury-poisoned children

Great people do not hide from U.S. citizens the fact that during the 1990s and beyond, children were overdosed on mercury via routine childhood vaccinations. Great people help little children recover from mercury-induced autism, attention deficits, tics and other mental and physical illnesses. And great people do not defraud Medicare and get fined $640 million. The Frists are a greedy, self-serving family and Senator Bill belongs in prison.


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Batgirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:30 PM
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1. those are good, but the 4th one you listed: work of genius
"...readers will find Dr. Frist himself an impossibly overdrawn character. Surely, no actual human could be so evil. Neverthless, he stands like Shelley's monster as an emblem of the path we as a species must never take."

A review of the book done from the point of view that of course it's a work of fiction because the main character is so preposterously evil...nicely done.
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Richard Steele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 11:04 PM
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8. I second the "genius" rating!
Whoever wrote that one has some real talent!
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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:47 PM
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2. Amazon reviews are like an entertaining town hall meeting
A lot of the witty ones look to have come from DUers.

Some of the better ones are of Bush's "autobiography" entitled "A Charge to Keep." I believe Karen Hughes "helped" George put it all together.

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NYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:53 PM
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3. I liked this one:
Who would buy this book?

I know the answer!!! Someone wanting to give hard cold cash to the good senator. But of course bribes are illegal so why not buy up a bunch of copies of this lovely book and stock them away or give them as door prizes at your young republican fest or whatever. There can be no other explanation for this piece of trash.
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Lasher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:56 PM
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4. This is pretty funny!
Thanks for the laughs. :rofl:
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dooner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:57 PM
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5. Entertaining reviews, the people speak! n/t
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Melodybe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:59 PM
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6. that's awesome! Thanks for posting this
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incapsulated Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 11:03 PM
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7. Great stuff...
He's obviously an inspiration to many! :D
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