Possibly the worst lede graph of the week, because someone actually did the research and the math, then wrote that paragraph and then, unless I’m mistaken, neglected to commit suicide in a justifiable fit of self-loathing:
The theory is almost too perfect to be true. Barack Obama, the son of politically progressive parents, was born Aug. 4, 1961—almost nine months to the day after John F. Kennedy was elected to the White House. Is it possible Obama was conceived on that historic night?
And if so, could history repeat itself? In the hours and days since Obama’s victory, many of his exhilarated supporters have been, shall we say, in the mood for love…
Of course, I wrote about this days ago, but do I write for Newsweek? No I do not.