What is it with the Kennedys and Cuomos? I mean, we get it. Religion in the public sphere is a horrible thing unless it can be used to your advantage. Gotcha.
Kathleen Kennedy-Townsend wrote an op-ed the other day criticizing Sarah Palin (who else?) for saying that JFK got it wrong when he made his religion subordinate to his politics.
I could spend this time trying to deconstruct what Kennedy-Townsend said, but what is the point? Back when JFK made his infamous 1960 speech to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association. Paraphrased “I am a politician first, my Catholicism is a distant second, if that, because the Constitution says so or something.”
Mario Cuomo raised this ridiculous line of thinking …