JFK was definitely a strong anti-Communist cold warrior Keynesian.
Was considered a liberal at the time by most people.
It all depends upon how you define "conservative"
In the classical sense, JFK was not conservative.
He was Keynesian. activist economic policy to achieve full employment.
That is not conservative in the classical sense of the word.
He had an activist foreign policy, interventionist, not isolationist, which
Historically was considered conservative.
Proposed tax rate reductions to reduce unemployment and promote growth.
Believed in only small deficits.
In retrospect his policies to Cuba and Vietnam seem
Mistaken, even… Read more