Great piece. Creative summary. I hope this will demonstrate the "law of opposites" and show people what is going on. I thought it was a great speech, and I appreciate your reactions. I will encourage people just to listen to it and ask their opinion. Here is the full version with intros, America the Beautiful and Kucinich. https://www.ntd.com/r-f-kennedy-jr-kicks-off-democratic-presidential-candidacy-campaign_914162.html

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RFK is a very bright and passionate man. However, I would feel much better supporting his presidential candidacy if he ran as an independent. It's extremely unlikely the Democrats will let him win the nomination but his running as a candidate in party primaries means they'll siphon funds from his donations to the their apparatus as they did with Sanders in 2016. And, they'll keep folks who had given up on the democrats because they're just as corporate and militaristic as the Republicans more in the fold.

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Apr 21, 2023Liked by Sam Husseini

Thanks Sam for all your commentary , especially noting that DN didn't even mention Bobby's launch. What traitors they are to a humanitarian movement that Bobby leads.

While Boston Herald wasn't necessarily positive, it did call Bobby's launch a "bravura performance" while the Globe called it a "clown show." The Globe quoted Erin O’Brien, a political science professor at University of Massachusetts Boston: “I would bet everything I own that this has zero electoral impact.’’ I feel certain she will be forced to eat crow.

This is how demeaning the Globe opened it's opinion piece by Emma Platoff: "A black sheep of one of the nation’s most prominent political families announced his unlikely candidacy for president on Wednesday, in a bid that is a long shot to take him to Washington but could nonetheless inject chaos into the Democratic primary." At least 4-5 negative slurs in one sentence. https://tinyurl.com/mp42jsfh

Just last week Bobby interviewed Scott Ritter, but sadly they did not discuss the origin or the legality of the Ukraine war. It saddens me that Bobby called it an illegal invasion which implies overlooking the 14,000 ethnic Russians murdered by Ukraine military from 2014 to 2022 which set the stage for Russia's defense of these people and this territory. I guess he can't throw his son under the bus. Yet, despite where he is coming from his solution to stop funding that quagmire (swamp) is mandatory.

Sam, I was tickled the way you ended your piece. I could just feel your emotive responses and shared so many of them! I was on the edge of my seat listening to the entire speech and feeling it rose to the height of his uncle's legendary American University speech.

Bobby is the moral force of our era . He has courage , truth, leadership. Others look artificial and willowy, as in bend in the wind, compared to Bobby. I'm excited by his candidacy, although how on earth am i going to switch from independent to democrat to vote for him in the primary????

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