Joe Kennedy, Cold War Critic: The Nation, 2/4 Posted on Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 9:19 pm.Written by jwiener As we head toward the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination later this year, a new book has revealed the striking differences between JFK and his father, Joe Kennedy on the bedrock fact of American politics during that era: the Cold War. JFK’s declaration in his famous inaugural address is well known: the US should “pay any price, bear any burden” to fight communism everywhere in the world. Virtually unknown, until now, is the fact that a decade earlier his father had declared the entire Cold War “politically and morally” bankrupt. . . . continued at TheNation.com, HERE Comments are closed.