Barack Obama and Mitt Romney’s family backgrounds remind us that most Americans don’t come from Mayflower stock.--- At least one president, John F. Kennedy, came from bootlegging Irish heritage. It was always a side issue, the mist of his father’s past, though nobody ever forced Jack Kennedy to prove he wasn’t a criminal. He looked like most Americans, and that was enough. MORE...
Friday, April 29, 2011
Tim Egan: "The Other" as President
Tim Egan (NY Times):