Roth's brilliantly indignant response to the phenomenon of Richard M.
Nixon. In the character of Trick E. Dixon, Roth show us a man who outdoes
the severest cynic, a peace-loving Quaker and believer in the sanctity of
human life who doesn't have a problem with killing unarmed women and
children in self-defence.A master politician with an honest sneer, he
finds himself battling the Boy Scouts, declaring war on Pro-Pornography
Denmark, all the time trusting in the basic indifference of the voting