Another Change v. Experience Presidential Election: A Clip from the Debate, in 1960, Between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon That Seems to Mirror Issues Swirling Around Obama and McCain

Some curious parallels between then and now.

Like Obama, Kennedy is youthful, articulate, and telegenic, but also dogged by questions about his experience.

And like Nixon being hounded with the question—“What good idea have you ever given President Eisenhower?”—so McCain seems to be hounded by the nagging question:

“When have you ever supported greater regulation or supervision on Wall Street investment gambling?”

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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