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Anonymous official's book replaces Trump Jr's 'fake No 1' on bestseller list [View all]

Source: the guardian






A Warning knocks Triggered from atop the New York Times nonfiction list amid reports Republicans attempted to boost sales


@MartinPengelly Fri 29 Nov 2019 09.40 EST Last modified on Fri 29 Nov 2019 10.02 EST


Donald Trump Jr has not seen every event on his book tour go smoothly but he has had the eager support of the Republican party in driving sales of Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us.

He has, however, lost top spot on the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list to A Warning, the book by an anonymous Trump official which presents Trump Jr’s father, the president, as a menace to the republic itself.
Donald Trump Jr walks out of Triggered book launch after heckling – from supporters


Tony Schwartz, the author who ghosted Donald Trump’s own bestseller The Art of the Deal and has become a stringent Trump critic, greeted the news on Twitter.

“Such poetic justice,” he wrote. “A Warning by Anonymous replaces Donald Trump Jr’s fake #1 book from atop the NYTimes bestseller list.”

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The Times said “at least nine Republican organizations, GOP candidates or advocacy groups are selling Triggered or promoting Mr Trump’s book tour, according to emails obtained … interviews and disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC)”.


Among groups identified as buying Trump Jr’s book in bulk were the National Republican Campaign Committee, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the Republican National Committee (RNC), Citizens United and Turning Point USA.........................................

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/29/a-warning-anonymous-bestseller-donald-trump-jr-triggered






Who's triggered now? Seven times Donald Trump Jr out-snowflaked the left

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/11/donald-trump-jr-triggered-protest

The president’s son walked out of his own event on Sunday. It’s not the first time he’s shown some sensitivity


Donald Trump Jr walks out of Triggered book launch after heckling – from supporters

First published on Mon 11 Nov 2019 16.00 EST

Donald Trump Jr’s own supporters turned on him on Sunday. Photograph: Étienne Laurent/EPA

This weekend, during a launch for his book Triggered: How The Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us, Donald Trump Jr was, well, triggered.

His thesis is that leftwingers can’t handle differences in opinion. Because of that, he argues they routinely engage in a number of silencing techniques – such as no-platforming – to discourage dissenting voices.

But it was his own supporters who pushed back against him on Sunday, when they shouted at him for refusing to engage in a Q&A during an event in Los Angeles to support his book launch. Trump Jr reportedly tried to argue that he didn’t want to take questions because the left might distort his words online, which sounds a lot like not being up for open discourse.


When the crowd become loud enough to drown him out, he stormed off stage. How’s that for being thin-skinned?


As it turns out, Don Jr is actually incredibly easily triggered himself. Let us count the ways: ..................

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