Thomas Frank The Wrecking Crew. The book essentially ends with the financial crash of 2008 but the techniques described can also be seen. Thomas Frank is the author of Listen Liberal Pity the Billionaire The Wrecking Crew and Whats the Matter with Kansas.
In The Wrecking Crew the liberal journalist Thomas Frank tells the story of free-market ideologues who came to Washington to start a revolution and built a lucrative lobbying empire instead. The exponential growth of lobbying companies within the Washington Beltway. A former columnist for The Wall Street Journal and Harpers Frank is the founding editor of The Baffler and writes regularly for Salon.
Insurgents and Part 2.