Today, let’s take a break from the current presidential primaries that already have given most Americans headaches and celebrate past Presidents of the United States of America. Great visionaries like Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Lincoln led this country and helped set up the systems of checks and balances that are in place now.
But there are always changes to the balance. Over the weekend U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away and the current President is in position to nominate his successor. But whomever he selects must be approved by the Senate. You can see how complicated it gets when the President and the Senate don’t see eye to eye.
This conflict and the many others that occur on a daily basis in Washington D.C. are the reason Political Thrillers are so intriguing. Most of will never become a President, Supreme Court Justice, Senator or member of Congress, so living vicariously through the pages of thrillers gives us ‘mere mortals’ a peek into their powerful lives. Throw in a scandal or three, and we’ll flip the pages even faster.
Here are several Political Thrillers that are sure to keep you awake at night:
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