posted on Jan, 29 2004 @ 08:42 PM
Maybe because his PT boat did sink, death being around him, and becoming President... maybe he wasn't suicidal, but rather felt he couldn't be
Look at Hitler in the first World War. He changes cubby holes with someone, and his old hole gets blown up. He becomes Chancler (or whatever),
survives numerous assassination attempts and various near-misses... Hitler, too, started to believe himself untouchable.
Back to JFK... would explain why he was in an open car. With the fiasco in Turkey and Cuba, I know I'd want some protection.