Friday, November 22, 2013

50 Years of Myths

In this op-ed piece I wrote for the Jersey Journal in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination, I talk about the growth of the assassination myths and their potential danger.

In a half century, a multimillion dollar industry perpetuating a mountain of misconceptions, lies, misinterpretations, fantasies, and fallacies about vast shadowy conspiracies behind JFK's murder has risen. Although these theories can all be debunked, does our culture's fixation on them signal something troubling about the times we live in?