Saturday, March 24, 2007

No JFK - No More

There are no JFK Democrats in the US Congress. Are there any in the Senate?

On January 20, 1961 JFK's Inaugural Address had the following statement. Throughout the following decades several quotations from the Address were played many times on TV, usually to confront and halt Republican initiatives.
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
He concluded with the following:
My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.
Finally, whether you are citizens of America or citizens of the world, ask of us the same high standards of strength and sacrifice which we ask of you.
Yesterday's actions by the Pelosi Congress shows that America has traveled a long way from the ideals of our youth and the previous generation. Now, we do not care who we betray or what burden they will bear for our perfidious arrogance.

Obama and Hillary may make claim to the JFK mantle of greatness and idealism. But by comparison they fall short. The claims comparing their words and deeds to JFK's are cynical parodies. Our Establishment Media reporters don't know the difference. Their editors no longer care.

By yesterday's vote, JFK would be a Conservative Republican-! I wonder if even the Modern Republicans would nominate him. Could JFK be elected in today's political climate?

I'd like to think so.

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