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Ed Asner will be Signing and Discussing “The Grouchy Historian” in Pasadena, CA

October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT

Ed Asner & Ed Weinberger discuss and sign The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs

Ed Asner will be signing and discussing his new book, The Grouchy Historian, at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena, CA on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author’s most recent title from Vroman’s. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman’s Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman’s receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

About The Grouchy Historian:

In the tradition of Al Franken and Michael Moore, Ed Asner—a.k.a. Lou Grant from The Mary Tyler Moore Show—reclaims the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they and only they know how to interpret it.

Ed Asner, a self-proclaimed dauntless Democrat from the old days, figured that if the right-wing wackos are wrong about voter fraud, Obama’s death panels, and climate change, they are probably just as wrong about what the Constitution says. There’s no way that two hundred-plus years later, the right-wing ideologues know how to interpret the Constitution. On their way home from Philadelphia the people who wrote it couldn’t agree on what it meant. What was the president’s job? Who knew? All they knew was that the president was going to be George Washington and as long as he was in charge, that was good enough. When Hamilton wanted to start a national bank, Madison told him that it was unconstitutional. Both men had been in the room when the Constitution was written. And now today there are politicians and judges who claim that they know the original meaning of the Constitution. Are you kidding?

In The Grouchy Historian, Ed Asner leads the charge for liberals to reclaim the Constitution from the right-wingers who use it as their justification for doing whatever terrible thing they want to do, which is usually to comfort the comfortable and afflict the afflicted. It’s about time someone gave them hell and explained that progressives can read, too.

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Date:
October 25, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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http://www.vromansbookstore.com/

Organizer

Ed Asner

Venue

Vroman’s Books
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101 United States
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Phone:
626-449-5320
Website:
626.449.5320