Comment: Second Thoughts on Bobby

Enraged and horrified by the assassination of Robert Kennedy, Philadelphia Inquirer Columnist Joseph McGinniss wrote: "You do not live in a country any more but in a cesspool. It does not happen anywhere the way it happens here. The country does not work any more. All that money and power have produced has been a bunch of people so filled with fear and hate that when a man tries to tell them they must do more for other men, instead of listening they shoot him in the head."

McGinniss' immediate reaction was echoed by much of the rest of...