Sunday, November 22, 2015

Lincoln is Kennedy is Lincoln

Today marks the 52nd anniversary of JFK's death and there's nothing I love more than a good Kennedy conspiracy, so here's one of my favorites. Featuring arguably the best president we've ever had.

Image sources: Wikipedia and the JFK Library
Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.
Both Mary Todd and Jackie lost a child while living in the White House.
Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy.
Kennedy's secretary was named Lincoln.
A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland.
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.
Both presidents were shot on a Friday.
Both presidents were shot in the head.
Both presidents were shot while seated beside their wives.
Both presidents were accompanied by another couple.
The male companion of the other couple was wounded by the assassin.
Both were assassinated by white male Southerners, who were in their mid-20s.
John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
Both assassins were known by their three names.
Both names are composed of fifteen letters.
Lincoln was shot at the theater named "Ford."
Kennedy was shot in a car called "Lincoln" made by "Ford."
Lincoln was shot in a theatre and the assassin ran to a warehouse.
Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and the assassin ran to a theater.
Both assassins suffered injuries during escape.
Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials, by men who reared from the North, who changed their names as adults, and were bachelors.
Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.
Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.

*not all of these have been proven (namely Lincoln having a secretary named Kennedy), but then it wouldn't be a conspiracy NOW WOULD IT?

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