This Day in History Entry #190

September 26th, 2012 by Wordsman

Though a candidate may be quite smart
One must ask, “Well, does he look the part?”
Th’answer carries great weight
Since that famous debate
Redefined our campaigning art

Event: The first televised U.S. presidential election debate pits a tanned, confident, relaxed John F. Kennedy against a pale, sickly, underweight, tired Richard Nixon
Year: 1960
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