in the very humorous Parliament of Whores – A Lone Humorist Attempts to Explain The Entire U.S. Government , P.J. O’Rourke cover the three branches of government – legislative, executive, judicial in the United States of America. He gives us a satirical look at the question every American asks: “What the hell do these guys do all day, and why does it cost so #$%^* much money?”
This P.J. O’Rourke quote will give you an insight into his humorous answers: “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”
Author: Patrick Jake O’Rourke is an American political satirist and journalist. He is author of Holidays in Hell and Modern Manners. He is also a regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, and other American publications.
“P.J. O’Rourke is one of the funniest writers in America, or anywhere else he may go to satisfy his desperate need to extract humor from folly and chaos.” – Time
ISBN: 0-87113-455-1 Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press Year: 1991 – First Edition, First Printing
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Size: 9 1/4 X 6 1/4 X 1 1/4 inches; 236 pages
Condition: Hardcover, with dust-jacket. Excellent, gently used. First Edition. First Printing. Original owner.
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