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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-11-09 04:56 PM
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58. I would agree with you except that it is such a part of our political culture
that it assumes a tragic stature (and perhaps that is generational). I remember being so profoundly affected by it. My very first vote was for JFK. His assassination was a hugely defining moment in my life and that of my entire generation. The same could be said for RFK's rise and his assassination. Then Chappaquiddick. It is very difficult for me to accept and even "hear" your complaint, altho I must because you have a generational voice that is equally as valid as mine, of course.

I agree with you, tho, that Kennedy has, through his devotion to public service, done SO much to help so many people that we should all be eternally grateful for him. I am not dissing him here. I WOULD like to get some insights on how history has judged him. Call it the "academic" in me...it's a worthy topic from that perspective, don't you agree?:hi:
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