Political junkies have been awaiting the new memoir by Bob Shrum, the famed consultant to a string of Democratic presidential candidates, including Al Gore in 2000 and John Kerry in 2004. After compiling an 0-8 record in presidential campaigns, Shrum has been conspicuously absent from the 2008 campaign thus far. But it seems he`s determined to play a role after all, as is clear from his forthcoming No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner. No one comes in for rougher treatment in this book than Shrum`s former client, John Edwards.
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