PORTRAIT – A feared lawyer, JFK’s nephew has become the number one defender of vaccination. Best-seller across the Atlantic, his dependent book has just been translated into French*.
The Kennedy brand is a business that works. A safe label, whose success is undeniable over time. Latest example: the media emergence of Robert Francis Kennedy Jr., 68, leader of the antivax crusade in the United States. The son of Robert Francis Kennedy and nephew of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (respectively assassinated in 1968 and 1963) is a brilliant subject, multi-graduate (Harvard and London School of Economics, among others).
A member of the Democratic Party, a supporter of Hillary Clinton in 2008, a lawyer specializing in environmental law, he ticked all the boxes for a politically correct and economically profitable career. Professionally, he acquired his titles of nobility by supporting gardener Dewayne Lee Johnson in his 2018 lawsuit against the firm Monsanto, which had to pay the plaintiff $ 289 million. Here is for Act I of his biography, in the role of the “good guy”.
In Act II, scenario change: the good student of the system…