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Introduction 1 Chapter 1: What It Means to Be a Liberal 7 What Breed of Liberal Are You? 10 The Liberal Manifesto 16 Rate Your Partisan Intensity Quotient (PIQ) 18 What's Your State of Embattlement? 21 Chapter 2: Know Your Enemy 25 The Conservative Manifesto 26 A Field Guide to the Conservative Genus 28 How to Rate a Conservative's Partisan Intensity Quotient (PIQ) 35 Frequently Asked Questions about Conservatives 38 A Glimpse into the Conservative Utopia 42 Chapter 3: Can't We All Just Get Along? 45 A Day in the Life of Conservatives vs. Liberals 46 Battle of the Bumper Stickers 50 What Liberals Say vs. What Conservatives Hear 52 What Conservatives Say vs. What Liberals Hear 54 Common Enemies We Can All Agree to Hate 56 Chapter 4: Basic Training 61 The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Partisans 62 How Woefully Ineffective Are You? 66 How Not to Be an Asshole 68 The Ten Commandments of Partisan Warfare 71 How to Frame the Debate Using Simple Jedi Mind Tricks 75 How to Avoid Unhinged Lunatics 78 Chapter 5: How to Win Friends While Antagonizing People 81 How to Survive Family Sparring Matches 82 What to Do If You're Sleeping With the Enemy 85 How to Manage Workplace Squabbles 88 How to Clash with Perfect Strangers 91 How to Properly Engage in Internet Flame Wars 94 Chapter 6: Advanced Battle Tactics 97 How to Detect Bullshit 98 How to Trip Up a Bullshitter 101 How to Spot Logical Fallacies 103 "Strategery" for the Advanced Combatant 108 How to Argue Like a Conservative in Fourteen Easy Steps 111 How to Win When You Can't Win Them Over 114 Chapter 7: Kick-Ass Arguments: A Step-By-Step Guide 119 Global Warming: Why It's an Issue of Security and Morality 121 Taxes and the Economy: Why Conservatives Are Fiscally Foolhardy 126 Defending America: Why Conservatives Aren't Up To the Job 131 Iraq: Why It's a "Catastrofuck" 135 Bush: Why He's the Worst President Ever 141 Chapter 8: The Conservative Hall of Shame 147 The Wing of Sex Fiends, Perverts, and Adulterers 148 The Wing of Unhinged Lunatics and Sociopaths 152 The Wing of Morons 155 The Wing of Crooks and Corrupt Weasels 158 The Wing of Chickenhawks 161 Chapter 9: You've Won the Battle, Now Help Win the War 163 Six Unconventional Things You Can Do to Save the World from Conservatives 164 After-words 171 When All Else Fails: 27,000 Ways to Insult Conservatives 171 Acknowledgments 175 About the Author 179