Is the “Political Revolution” of the 2016 Election the Resurrection of the Vision and Boldness of RFK?

Hugh J. Campbell Son of a steelworker, Philadelphia, Pa.

The Gospel According to RFK - Why It Matters Now highlights how Robert Kennedy tirelessly, before the kinds of vast crowds reserved for rock stars, articulated with passionate eloquence the disasters of a misguided war, the pain of the dispossessed, and the way out of war and poverty.

“Isn't it really, really offensive that our president is simply not telling us the truth about what's happening in Iraq? For me, that was one of the most offensive things about the entire convention. There was no truth-telling there. It was all a complete masquerade. Both about Iraq and about the domestic economy. . .The problem is not that the people think the Democratic Party is not sufficiently hawkish; it's the problem that they are not sufficiently bold and sufficiently visionary. They need to go back to Bobby Kennedy and 1968. That was the last time that a Democrat truly inspired red states and blue states and everybody and the millions of people out there,” Arianna Huffington said on the show “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Sept. 3, 2004.

Bernie Sanders is the only 2016 presidential candidate with the character and competence to truly inspire red states and blue states and everybody, as Robert F. Kennedy did in 1968.

Sanders’ character is demonstrated by his Integrity (honesty, congruency, humility and courage) and intent (motive, agenda, behavior).

Sanders competence is demonstrated by his capabilities (talents, attitude, skills, knowledge, and style) and results (past results, current results and potential results).


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Hugh Campbell is a seasoned financial professional, currently providing subject matter expertise on a variety of regulatory topics, including the Dodd-Frank Act, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and overall compliance monitoring. Hugh has previously held positions as Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and Director of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance.