Note to reader: February 6, 2009
This work is still in progress. Below is an except published today. The work will be renamed: Barack Obama and the "Curse" of the Kennedys.
“Connections between Obama, JFK and the tragic Kennedy family are manifold……………………. Suffice it to say that none of these are happy signs for the new President. From JFK through Lyndon Johnson up to Richard Nixon (the last President to be elected during wartime who wasn’t of the incumbent party) the shadow of the destructive Sixties (a time of assassinations, riots, and cultural mayhem) falls over the new administration with its idealistic Sixties born leader; a leader who lacks the qualifications, credentials and experience for the job-who lacks the judgment, instincts and maturity-who with help from a fawning media created a personality cult of messianic proportions that exaggerated his virtues and hid his fatal flaws; that gave his good intentions, idealism and charms greater focus than his lack of knowledge, experience and legislative achievements; who defeated a great military hero, a man twice his moral size, by appearing to be larger than life; a poor leader who has foolishly raised expectations sky high that he’s another Lincoln, JFK or FDR with a mind of Einsteinian genius and an IQ out of sight. The selling of Barack Obama as a uniquely gifted man, the rarest of the rare and great president to be, was one of the great political hoaxes of American electoral history. As reality must inevitably catch up to Obama shatter his false image and shrink him down to size he is the stuff that political tragedies are made of, as his fall from grace will be as quick and great as was his precipitous rise.”
Note to reader: the above quote did not appear in the final version of Barack Obama and the "Curse" of the Kennedys.