If the candidate had shown even half as much feeling and sense of self to the American people as Hondros managed to surface in one private moment in flight in 2004, we could have had a much shorter, less incoherant Iraq war, and maybe bypassed the financial meltdown, too. If Hondros had a way of relating to people that was rare for a photojournalist, perhaps it was rare for Kerry, too.
Here’s JFK’s kind eulogy for Hondros on Thursday at Boston.com.
(Chris Hondros, one of America’s finest photojournalists and a BagNews contributor, died this last week on assignment in Libya. caption: Democratic presidential candidate Senator John Kerry (D-MA) plays his guitar February 18, 2004 in flight enroute to Washington, DC.)