Read my posts featuring the American President, John F Kennedy (Democrat), who won the 1960 US Presidential election against Richard Nixon.


To the moon, powered by oratory

The mixing of the visionary and the pragmatic to such great effect makes the speech one that shows the way for orators of much lesser ability, who may not have the words or style to match JFK but who do face similar challenges with the arguments they wish to present. … Read the full post »


Lessons from Canadian politics

British political commentators love looking to the US. It’s why mention “TV leader debates” and you won’t have to wait long until someone mentions the 1960 JFK versus Nixon affair but you’ll have to wait an awful long time until someone mentions the earlier 1950s pioneering effort in Sweden. … Read the full post »