NY Daily News: Thank You Bobby Kennedy, for caring when others didn’t

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By: New York Daily News Editorial Board

June 6 - Robert Francis Kennedy died 50 years ago, struck down by an assassin like his brother and Martin Luther King before him.

We do not what would have happened had RFK lived. Counterfactual histories are tempting to write, typically far too flattering to their protagonists. We do know that New York’s junior senator took on noble causes that few politicians truly cared about — then or now — and we are sorely lacking men and women of such vision.

Despite being born to privilege and political pedigree, and being a central part of America’s de facto royal family, he fought for the powerless and against the political bosses.

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