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Beren wrote:JFK was too intellectual for a politician, he also wasn't dirty, tricky and tactical enough while he also couldn't keep pace in terms of meanness. I wouldn't say he was decent, but he was a relatively good man compared to his enemies. An idealist without illusions, as he himself said, which could be interpreted as being naive perhaps, although I wouldn't call him that. He wasn't careful enough for sure, though.
Potemkin wrote:JFK was so popular a politician that even the dead voted for him.
Beren wrote:He had to be assassinated exactly because he'd have got reelected most likely, as he actually became popular with the people as president. He was a naturally charming man, the most charming of all presidents perhaps, with a beautiful wife and family. He was a natural born icon, so he had to be killed, of course.
Crantag wrote:Pretty sure that was when the so-called 'great American experiment in Democracy (TM)' got two bullets lodged in its heart. It was probably already on the ground and reeling at the time, but one must admit, it is tough to service two gunshots to the heart.
Rich wrote:Progressives should celebrate Lee Harvey Oswald as a hero
jimjam wrote:You actually think LHO killed JFK?
Rich wrote: A lost age of innocence that never actually existed.
jimjam wrote:Dorothy Kilgallen began to tell friends that she was close to discovering who assassinated Kennedy. On 8th November, 1965, Kilgallen, was found dead in her New York apartment. Her friend, Florence Smith, died two days later. The copy of Kilgallen's article were never found.
Potemkin wrote:It all went according to plan.
Unthinking Majority wrote:Why would the Mafia or CIA kill JFK in Dallas of all places?
Beren wrote:Those wonderful 60's.
Putin should have had such planners to plan the whacking of Zelensky and Ukraine for him.
Maybe because Johnson had a lot of deep and extensive connections in Texas.
jimjam wrote:I cameDulles et. al. had a plan to take JFK out that could have fit into any number of cities. The plan was to be activated in Chicago a few weeks prior to Dallas complete with an Oswald type patsy.
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