"Stylish, intelligent, often persuasive revisionist history, though perhaps too insistent on its premise: It's sometimes hard to tell whether the obsession with sex is JFK's or the author's."
The adulterer is JFK, and Mercurio (Ascent
, 2007, etc.) proceeds from the premise that the president's philandering was not private and recreational, but central to both his character and his governance.
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