Turns Out JFK Was a Bona Fide Nazi Lover

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, son of Nazi admirer Joseph Kennedy was a Nazi lover.

From the Daily Mail:

A new book out in Germany reveals how President Kennedy was a secret admirer of the Nazis.

The news comes embarrassingly close to a visit being paid to Berlin next month by President Obama – one week before 50th anniversary commemorations of JFK’s memorable ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ speech pledging US solidarity with Europe during the Cold War.

President Kennedy’s travelogues and letters chronicling his wanderings through Germany before WWII, when Adolf Hitler was in power, have been unearthed and show him generally in favour of the movement that was to plunge the world into the greatest war in history

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UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1920: Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), German statesman. (Photo by Roger Viollet/Getty Images)

Secret: A new book out in Germany reveals how President Kennedy was a secret admirer of the Nazis Fascism?’ wrote the youthful president-to-be in one. ‘The right thing for Germany.’ In another; ‘What are the evils of fascism compared to communism?’

And on August 21, 1937 – two years before the war that would claim 50 million lives broke out – he wrote: ‘The Germans really are too good – therefore people have ganged up on them to protect themselves.’

And in a line which seems directly plugged into the racial superiority line plugged by the Third Reich he wrote after traveling through the Rhineland: ‘The Nordic races certainly seem to be superior to the Romans.’

The future president’s praise is now embarrassing in hindsight – a few years later he fought in War War Two against the Nazis and his elder brother Lt. Joseph Patrick ‘Joe’ Kennedy, Jr was killed.

Revealing: Presidential diaries and photographs are among more than 500 items from a collection of John F. Kennedy documents and artifacts

John F. Kennedy juggles on a street in Amsterdam during a trip to Europe,
1937 --- John F. Kennedy recovers from jaundice in a London hospital in 1937. --- Image by CORBIS

Tour: Kennedy recovers, right, from jaundice in a London hospital in 1937 and left juggles on a street in Amsterdam during a trip to Europe

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  1. Whoopie

    Quite a few in the Democrat Party secretly admired Hitler and Mussolini at least at first. Frankly they shared a good deal of political ideology. Some celebs like Charles Lindbergh never tried to hide it.

    But during those years, Communism was in the ascendency in America and when Hitler violated the non-aggression pact he had with Stalin all good comrades and fellow travelers adopted a new attitude toward Naziism.

    As for the Catholic Kennedy family, the Irish Republicans (IRA) were allies of Hitler.

  2. Betty Butter


    Oh, but this is terrible for the Bette Midlers, the Stephen Spielbergs, and all the Kennedy loving Juice, who held Kennedy up as there Golden Calf of worship.

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