From the archives: “Sarah Palin is wrong about John F. Kennedy, religion and politics”

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend takes on Sarah Palin for attacking John F. Kennedy.

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Townsend served as Maryland’s lieutenant governor from 1995 to 2003.  She is the author of Failing America’s Faithful: How Today’s Churches Are Mixing God with Politics and Losing Their Way (Grand Central Publishing, 2007).

AmericasDemocrats.org netcast — February 13

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Jim Hightower

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Hightower has edited the Texas Observer, directed the Texas Consumer Association, and served as the Texas Agriculture Commissioner for two terms. He broadcasts daily radio commentaries and publishes a monthly populist political newsletter, “The Hightower Lowdown.”



Don Fowler

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Fowler served as Chair of the South Carolina Democratic Part for nine years from 1971-1980.  In 1988 he was CEO of the Democratic National Convention.  He was Chair of the Democratic National Committee during the 1996 election between Bill Clinton and Bob Dole.


Fred Rotondaro

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Rotondaro is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP). He was executive director the National Italian American Foundation, where he worked for 22 years before joining CAP.