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REMEMBERING JFK – AND THOSE WHO HATED HIM

With this week marking the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the media are covering the murder of the president – and the aftermath – wall to wall. But the rose-colored glasses coverage by most outlets does a disservice to history, ignoring the real divisions within our nation at the time, and the visceral hatred too many felt against the president.

In fact, the parallels to today’s politics of hatred and fear against President Barack Obama are startling.