Book Discussion on Sissy Nation

John Strausbaugh talked about his book Sissy Nation: How America Became a Culture of Wimps and Stoopits, published by Virgin Books. In… read more

John Strausbaugh talked about his book Sissy Nation: How America Became a Culture of Wimps and Stoopits, published by Virgin Books. In his book Mr. Strausbaugh argues that America has become a nation lacking courage and conviction. He claims that after World War II the country used its position of power to grow fat, lazy, and pampered which led to a culture of victimhood, fundamentalism, and political correctness. Mr. Strausbaugh commented on the 2008 election and the influence of a sissified nation when choosing its political leaders. Mr. Strausbaugh responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Sissy Nation

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 10, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 18, 2008

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  • Feb 10, 2008 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2008 | 10:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2008 | 6:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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