"The Kennedy buildup goes on. The adjectives tumble over one another. He is not only the handsomest, the best dressed, the most articulate, and graceful as a gazelle. H is omniscient, he swallows and digests whole books in minutes; he confounds experts with his superior knowledge of their field. He is omnipotent...the buildup will not last. The public can be cruel, and so can the press."Burns thought the press of that time could be cruel. Could he have imagined it today?