WashPost Turns Kooky: The Tea Party Killed JFK?

Townhall.com Staff
Posted: Nov 22, 2013 11:44 AM
The Washington Post created an entire special section to the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, but on page AA-6, they embraced mythology instead of history. The Post excerpted leftist professor Bill Minutaglio’s book arguing the right-wingers killed JFK. The excerpt had no admission that Lee Harvey Oswald, the real killer, was a communist. The author claimed to NPR in October that Oswald was malleable, "he had to be shaped by this almost civic hysteria in Dallas." In the paper, the headlined was “In 1963, the roots of a paranoid right.” Online, it was blunter: “Tea Party has roots in the Dallas of 1963.” It doesn’t matter that this movement was born in 2009: