REVOLT! OPENS IN THIRD PLACE ON NYT BEST SELLER LIST!
Dick’s and Eileen’s new book, Revolt!: How to Defeat Obama and Repeal His Socialist Programs is listed as #3 on the New York Times best seller list, right behind Mike Huckabee’s new and excellent book. The list will be online this weekend and published in the newspaper on March 20, 2011.
Thank you to all of you who bought the book.
But there’s something strange about it. The Times has redesigned its best sellers list. In the past, all political books like Dick’s and Eileen’s were always listed in the hardcover nonfiction list. In fact, we’ve had nine previous best-sellers on the Non-Fiction list.
But now their book (and Mike’s too) is now listed on the “Advice, How To, and Miscellaneous” best sellers list. So now, conservative political strategy must compete with business books and books on how to change your metabolism, diet successfully, and improve your love life. Had Revolt! and Mike’s book been included as hardcover nonfiction, they would have been second and third anyway behind Unbroken.
The Times manipulation is designed to keep Revolt! off the best seller shelves in bookstores and consign it to the back with diet and advice books. We hope that you will show the Times your contempt at this tactic by ferreting out Revolt! and buying it anyway!
Well, the Times may have a point. Revolt! is a how to book. How to defeat Obama, how to repeal Obamacare, how to turn America around, and how to stop the censorship of talk radio. It’s also an advice book on how to stop Obama’s programs with only a one house majority.
We’ll see if liberal strategy books are also confined to the How to List. If, that is, they even make the best seller list…or have a strategy to write about.