Skip to comments.Jackie O: MLK Was Terrible, FDR a Phony
Posted on 09/17/2011 6:05:50 AM PDT by VU4G10
The truth is out. The leading lady of liberal America between 1960 and her death in 1994, the standard setter of au courant women with her pillbox hats, bouffant hairstyle, and jet-set friends, the Guinevere to Camelots King Arthur himself, didnt much care for lesbians and Martin Luther King and other leftist world leaders.
The tapes of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (shown as a young First Lady, left) are out, as The New American reported, and their first installment weeks ago revealed that she thought Vice President Lyndon Johnson, the most prodigious and successful election thief in American history, had a role in the killing of her husband.
The latest release contain the whisper-voiced First Ladys thought on everything and everyone, and she even reveals a weird fact about her husband. As Londons Daily Mail rightly put it, The fact this purring, Chanel-clad kitten had claws shouldnt have come as a shock....
....Kennedy apparently was very much a woman of her time and didnt care for relentlessly driven careerists who put work ahead of family. She thought that only violently liberal women in politics would vote for JFKs opponent in the 1960 Democratic primaries, Adlai Stevenson, because they were scared of sex.
She also said women dont belong with politics because were just not suited for it.
During the Cuban Missile Cuban Crisis, Mrs. Kennedy begged her husband not to send her away in the event of war, so devoted was she to her husband, despite his noted infidelities.
She also reveals that her husband played with toys in the bathtub and said perfunctory nighttime prayers while kneeling by his bed.
(Excerpt) Read more at thenewamerican.com ...
And what was her husband if not a terrible phoney himself?
She may have been correct on several fronts but she was still a flake.
Perhaps Jackie O was more conservative than she herself realized?
I bet the toys he played with in the bathtub was a PT boat and a Japanese cruiser.
At least I hope that was the kind of toys she was referring to...
We watched the show on ABC the other night and it was hilarious watching and listening as Caroline followed immediately after some of these comments attempting to refute them. It was a case of who to believe, her or your lying ears and eyes.
Unfortunately, many of the messes we are dealing with today (Social Security) are the legacy of his “showing-off.”
Too bad liberals wouldn't have admitted this earlier!
Kennedy family dressed for church.
WEDDING DAY (Jackie hated her gown---she wore her mother's bridal veil)
Well, yes, they were, but I wouldn’t say it while someone was taping me...
If everything about JFK was the same, and his policy decisions etc. were all the same, but it said R after his name rather than D how do you think history would view him at this point?
The apples don’t fall far from the tree. Did anyhone else notice how often she used...”you know”?
The apples don’t fall far from the tree. Did anyhone else notice how often she used...”you know”?
Sobering to remember that during her short life of 64 years; Jacqueline Kennedy suffered one still-born and one child who lived only 3 days. Was widowed at 34 and again at 46. She also suffered through the death of Robert Kennedy and the loss of Alexander Onassis.
Such turbulent decades for an ‘educated’, but naive innocent. At least she was spared the death of John Jr.
I was not particularly interested in her fashion sense or the fawning adoration by the media - but she seems to have endured unimaginable challenges and adversity with grace and dignified silence. Very rare qualities.
I watched about an hour of the Jackie show on an abc site (Diane Sawyer with Caroline, and lots of audio), and then, “Enough!”
The tapes portray a birdbrain, enhanced by pills and booze. Life threw her a cruel blow, but please — don’t ever mix pills and booze with audio tape.
A lot of what was apparently said reflects what for modern liberal/progressives is an unpleasant truth: once the democrats had conservatives as well as lunatics. Not any more.
Naive? I think that there are better words to describe a woman who sold her position in history and global elite society to a billionaire.
Or you'll have a fantastic triple platinum hard rock album...........
Second, his wife would look fairly Conservative as well and she did have some Republican ancestors.
Might give her a 6 on a scale of 10 ~ but still, she did hang around with entirely too many mind-numbed Leftwingtards.
Since history is mostly written now by liberal fools, they would declare him a total failure versus the fawning admiration they show now. Doris Kearns Goodwin would describe him as a misogynist abuser of women instead of a loving caring family man.
Ut oh, Mrs Kennedy will have all MLK worshipers in a tizzy. Even a leftest icon such as Jackie O is not allowed to criticize the ultimate Marxist god!
Of course, JFK's wife was classier, too.
The truth hurts.
I would say more misguided than a phoney. He was a hypocrite about sexual matters, but I believe that that was not particularly uncommon among a lot of "progressives" at the time. And please, please, do not engage in the causal slander of his and his brother's military service that seems to be nearly mandatory on Free Republic.
She knew what was on the tapes. If she didn't mean what she had said or changed her mind, she had plenty of time to correct her remarks herself.
I do not know why Jackie made the tapes in the first place or why Caroline released them--but one thing's certain: they'll make lots of money.
Like Tammy said, sometimes it's hard to be a woman.
Or maybe she was thinking of JFK's airbourne command post, underground bunker, and all the other perks the POTUS has at his disposal...
LOL. Good point.
I agree entirely, which tells us just how big a problem we have with the current alignment of the media.
In a different recent thread here there was a comment by Justice Beyer in which he basically said that elected politicians were, by virtue of their success getting elected, ‘experts’ on popularity.
This underscores how important popularity and public perception are in public policy. The problem is that what is ‘popular’ can be fairly handily manipulated in a media driven society (which is why companies spend so much money advertising). When the media are almost all from a single ideological camp, they can have dramatic effects on what is perceived as mainstream and what is popular.
If we don’t develop very aggressive and effective means to counter the bulk effect of the media (and the entertainment industry) on what is defined as ‘mainstream’ and popular in society we will have a very hard time stopping the insidious effects of the left on our nation.
I think this says more about Jackie than anything else. And, points out the sickness of the celebrity-worship culture.
There are different types of intelligence. (And education)
Didn't Old Man "I heart Adolph" Joe pay her a reported $10M for not divorcing JFK?
I listened for a few minutes to her whisper into the mic....... but I didn’t care about her when she was alive and I certainly don’t care about her now.
IIRC she married a man (Onassis) who adored her.
She was apparently too naive (or too normal) to not realize her “position in history” had a price tag.
Do those ‘positions’ give a young widow (with two children) companionship and financial security?
Can't stand her for oh so many reasons. Never paid much attention to
her until she tried to stop people from using her father's tax cut
speech, when she (& her brother) had tried to evade estate taxes themselves.
The whole clan were phonies, and she just as much as they.
Was she really? Or did she benefit from the same fawning press that JFK himself basked in?
I'm not so sure about that. He was calculating and the consummate political animal. Like all politicians, he did what was best for him and his political future more than what was best for the country. Yet he milked the whole 'Camelot' crap for all it was worth.
And please, please, do not engage in the causal slander of his and his brother's military service that seems to be nearly mandatory on Free Republic.
What criticism I may have of JFK does not extend to his military service. His actions as CO of PT-109 reflect well on him, and he probably deserved more than the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for saving the survivors in his crew.
Do you honestly think that she would have married a Dry Cleaner who ‘adored’ her? She sold her personal history and position for financial security. She’s certainly not the only woman in history to do so but painting her as naive and innocent is ridiculous.
This is hilarious. Poor dumb Caroline trying to say that Jackie didn’t say what she clearly said.
I agree with you, and I'm sure she suspected her husband of infidelities, but she would have had no way of knowing the explicit details. It all started unraveling years later with Judith Campbell Exner, JFK's Mafia girlfriend...and other books.
I find myself annoyed with Caroline. She always seems like the typical limousine liberal.
He gave Europe over the Russians with his poor negotiating skills at Yalta.
And some (many) people liked him at the time!!
If I remember correctly, Caroline sold most of Jackie's jewelry and made a lot of money. She did not donate the jewelry to a museum. QVC sells reproductions of her jewelry, and they carefully explain the history of each piece.
The N&MCM criteria perfectly describe what he accomplished though the effort he put forth to do it may not be adequately recognized. The colored star medals, cross, and MOH are about combat or (some Bronze Stars) combat support. He was not in combat at the time. The medal was the minimum he deserved and the maximum that could be justified under the circumstances, and it made a pretty good movie script.
Thank you. I thought that myself. Seems I read somewhere the tapes were released so as not to have the series. If that IS the case...the series must have been REALLY, REALLY BAD because these tapes are just awful as well.
I’m not sure that being calculating and self-interested or milking a favorable public image would make a politician, or anyone else, a “phony”. If so, who among is for real?
Jackie was a pretty savvy reader of people. I want to hear more. Plus, I really dig that New York accent of hers. Libs must be cringing.