posted on Feb, 4 2011 @ 09:44 AM
Originally posted by vcwxvwligen
This is Kennedy getting a Masonic grip, even though he supposedly wasn't a Freemason.
Kennedy is not getting a "Masonic grip", he's simply shaking Henry Clausen's hand.
He did have a tendency to be less than honest at times, and this is obviously a less-than-honest political move.
It wasn't a "political move". Every two years, the Scottish Rite Supreme Council meets at the Scottish Rite headquarters in Washington, D.C. That
time, then-President Kennedy simply invited them to the White House, and gave them recognition for Masonic charitable work.
The reason this was posted in the first place was apparently to debunk the myth that Kennedy was talking about Masonry when he referred to "secret
societies" in his famous speech. Kennedy did not consider Masonry to be a "secret society", and was a supporter of fraternal organizations.