• If you think the Kennedy family no longer has clout, consider: Caroline Kennedy is said to be the driving force behind the cancellation of the History Channel’s series on the family, though the executive producer insists the script was meticulously researched and historically accurate. He said the aim was to produce a story that showed the family’s difficulties as well as triumphs, and JFK’s romantic trysts were included. Of course it’s not only Democrats who can pull such rank; several years ago, a series on Ronald Reagan was cancelled after Nancy Reagan voiced objections. • After Sarah Palin made a video denouncing those who partially blamed her for the tragic shooting in Arizona, NBC Nightly News grandly proclaimed that MSNBC had run a poll and 59 percent of respondents disagreed with Palin.
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