Claim: John Eisenhower, son of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, wrote a commentary explaining why he will be voting for John Kerry for president.
Example: [Eisenhower, 2004]
Why I Will Vote for John Kerry for President
The Presidential election to be held this coming Nov. 2 will be one of extraordinary importance to the future of our nation. The outcome will determine whether this country will continue on the same path it has followed for the last
Now more than ever, we voters will have to make cool judgments, unencumbered by habits of the past. Experts tell us that we tend to vote as our parents did or as we “always have.” We remained loyal to party labels. We cannot afford that luxury in the election of 2004. There are times when we must break with the past, and I believe this is one of them.
As son of a Republican President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, it is automatically expected by many that I am a Republican. For
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Origins: Although the public often expects the immediate family members of presidents to share the same political views and sense of party loyalty as their esteemed husband/father/brother/son, that doesn’t always prove to be the case
In a similar vein comes this piece from John
Mr. Eisenhower’s commentary appeared in the
Last updated: 12 October 2004