Funny what a little plug from Glenn Beck will do. University of Washington Tacoma professor Mike Allen’s “A Patriot’s History of the United States” just hit No. 1 on the New York Times paperback non-fiction bestseller list. Allen and coauthor Larry Schweikart published the book in 2004 as a conservative answer to “A People’s History of the United States.” It was revised in 2007, but really took off recently after Beck talked about it on his show.
“At my age, at this stage of my career, it’s quite a pleasant surprise,” Allen said in a UWT …