George Will writes critique of Kennedy in Vienna

In the 50th-anniversary month of the construction of the Berlin Wall, George F. Will has written in The Washington Post today, Sunday, August 14, 2011, a stinging critique of President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy met with Nikita Khruschev in Vienna while we were there in June 1961 then goaded the East Germans into erecting the Berlin Wall in August 1961. A few months earlier, in April, Kennedy authorized the Bay of Pigs disaster. Will says Kennedy’s was “the most incompetent first year of any presidency. Click here to read George Will’s essay, titled “JFK’s Berlin Blunder”.

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