They would never protest at the homes of the Kennedys, or Michael Moore’s house, etc. They think the same. Also at least in the case of the former, Hyannisport is a bit out of the way while, say, Dewey Sq. Boston is easier for the TV stations and newspapers to get to. Would TV cover a protest by Tea Partiers next to the compound? Doubt it—and the cops would get rid of them right away. There would be no
Occupy Kennedy Compound for the tea party. (We wouldn’t
Story from from father, who used to live on the Cape: One day my Dad any my stepmother were out for a drive and someone in a car asked them where the Kennedy compound was.
“We’ll show you the way to it,” my dad said, and drove toward the Kennedy Compound. The car (I think he said it
had out of state license plates) stopped and a man got out;
blind or lame, and he was led to the fence. The man
put one hand on the fence, smiled, and turned to his
driver: “OK, let’s go.”
It was a shrine. Just to have touched the fence...this is
what it has come to.
< /sniff> I'm gettin' all choked up, reminds me of my visit to Dike Bridge.
Man, your father’s story about those visitors was very creepy. It’s almost like a Cult of Kennedy. It’s like, touch their clothes and you shall be healed. Wonder if Joe III will be out walking on Nantucket Sound?