Skip to comments.JFK, Monster (adult theme and language)
Posted on 02/10/2012 6:03:26 AM PST by rellimpank
I knew that John F. Kennedy was a compulsive, even pathological adulterer, given to taking outlandish risks after he entered the White House. I knew he treated women like whores. And I knew he had more than a few issues with his father about toughness and manliness and all that. But before I read in the newspaper that Mimi Alford's just-released memoir, Once Upon A Secret: My Affair With President John F. Kennedy And Its Aftermath, described giving Dave Powers a blow job at JFK's request and in his presence, I didn't know that Kennedy had an appetite for subjecting those close to him to extreme humiliation.
The likelihood that Alford is making this story up is extremely remote. She didn't come forward on her own. She was outed, partially in a 2003 Robert Dallek biography, and then by name by the Daily News, as "JFK's Monica," because when she began her affair she was a White House intern and a 19 year-old rising sophomore at Wheaton College. (In the book Alford reveals that Sally Bedell Smith was actually the first journalist to contact her--by phone, about a year before the Dallek book came out--and that she declined to speak to her then.)
Alford's story is entirely believable. She was an attractive, naive recent graduate of Miss Porter's School. Miss Porter's was also the alma mater of Jacqueline Kennedy and of a slightly older White House secretary named "Fiddle" with whom Kennedy was also having an affair, or so the First Lady believed--there was also a purported dalliance with Fiddle's close friend "Faddle," a secretary in the press office--and it isn't lost on Alford that this descendant of Boston's lace-curtain Irish had a thing for Social Register girls.
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Well, what did you expect from a Democrat?
Reference the article, can anyone tell me what good things Kennedy did in his public life?
The guy was a loser with a capital L.
He was in Dallas trying to save his bacon when he got plugged.
Thanks to the great Clinton, no one is shocked or cares.
“He needed it. He has such a stressful job.”
“He’s so charismatic!”
“It was a private, personal affair.”
“He was abused as a child.”
It’s always ok if you’re a Democrat.
OMG... it's all I can say. What a tool!
The three Kennedy brothers were Moe, Larry, and Shemp, of the Democrat Party, with Ted being Shemp.
She couldn’t imagine The Klintoon doing anything like that? Looks like she hasn’t learning anything since the 60s.
Hmmmm—I guess it really wasn’t Camelot!
I do not admire women who either participate in, or put up with Crappe like this! Sorry—money and prestige doesn’t cut it.
"Clinton shared many vices with President Kennedy, but I can't imagine him ever doing anything like this."
Naw......he'd just rape them, sexually assault them......you know; harmless stuff like that, the sick son of a bitch.
It’s a wonderfully titillating story; however, do we have anything at all other than the woman’s word that the thing actually happened?
The myths about JFK began when he refused to support Ike’s CIA incursion at the Bay of Pigs, From there it has been downhill and a continuing .
Those myths have continued on for 52 years perpetrated by the same biased sources which has brought US, Obama the Divider.
Who is to blame ? Blame The New York Times, blame The Washington Post, Blame CBS, Blame ABC Blame CBS But above all Blame yourself for relying on these un-reliable sources.
Considering her age and naivete and Kennedy's position and power, this was nothing less than child molestation and psychological rape.
> Ted being Shemp.
You owe a posthumous apology to Shemp Howard.
Shemp may have been a drunk, like Teddy, but he never murdered anyone.
Kennedy was Camelot and Reagan was the EVIL EMPIRE
Imagine the scorn and ridicule that would be heaped upon his legacy
Obama must have really done a number on Mimi Alford’s 401K.
Aside from that I can’t for the life of me figure out what would compel her to start peddling her story at age 69.
We already know JFK was a philandering creep. Why put herself front-and-center into the sewage?
Explosive’ Jackie O Tapes to Be Released
They’ve been vaulted since their recording a few months after her husband’s death, but now the secret confessions of Jackie Kennedy Onassis will be released. The shocking tapes reveal that the former first lady believed that Lyndon Johnson and Texas businessmen were behind the assassination of her husband on Nov. 22, 1963. She also confesses to an affair with actor William Holden, an act of retaliation for her husband’s own romps with a 19-year-old White House intern and other women. Jackie recorded the tapes with the historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr., but asked that they not be released until 50 years after her death, fearing the confessions would have made her family targets for revenge. Although she died only 17 years ago, her daughter, Caroline Kennedy, has agreed to release them early and have them aired on a special program on ABC. It is believed she agreed to the release in exchange for the network dropping its $10 million series about the family.
Are you saying that she had not reached the age where she could discern between right and wrong?
I was around, and an adult, during the fifties and sixties and the myths of the Kennedys (plural) began well before JFK was elected.
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