The PJ Tatler

Camelot and the Cultural Revolution

James Piereson’s half-hour interview with Peter Robinson of the Hoover Institute and Ricochet.com is online at YouTube. The Commentary article that inspired his 2007 book Camelot and the Cultural Revolution focuses on a seemingly preconceived media narrative to attach JFK’s assassination to the right, and the fact that Kennedy’s attacker was a mentally disturbed far left gunman — and how the cognitive dissonance between those two elements had an enormous impact on liberalism. For some reason, that seems remarkably current right about now: