Meet the Newest Kennedy

On his way to a fund raiser, keyed up about his speech, Joe Kennedy repeats his political mantra to himself: "Democracy, opportunity, America . . ." His navy gabardine campaign suit is shiny by now from overuse on the trail. "Democracy, opportunity, America . . ." At a luncheon for 250 elderly people, the tousled candidate gives his stump speech in a booming voice, chopping the air in disjointed fashion, stressing almost every word. His speeches feel like workouts. Then Kennedy bounds from the podium. No cheek goes unkissed.

Joseph Kennedy II has a little bit of a lot of Kennedys...

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