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The Kennedy Curse vs. The Cubs Curse

First the Kennedy Curse struck again. Then the Cubs Curse struck again. Which got us to thinking.

Kennedy Curse: Evil family patriarch named Joe.
Cubs Curse: Evil family patriarch named Joe.

Kennedy Curse: Family got rich bootlegging alcohol.
Cubs Curse: Family hopes to get richer slinging overpriced alcohol.

Kennedy Curse: Family members have history of depression.
Cubs Curse: Team is always depressing.

Kennedy Curse: Alcoholism run amok.
Cubs Curse: Alcoholism run amok in the bleachers.

Kennedy Curse: Family tainted by a suspicious drowning.
Cubs Curse: Team tainted by continual choking.

Kennedy Curse: Family's top prospects never live up to the hype.
Cubs Curse: Team's top prospects never live up to the hype.

Kennedy Curse: Rich family believes in giving back to the poor.
Cubs Curse: Rich family believes in giving back to themselves.

Kennedy Curse: They had Jack.
Cubs Curse: They had Wood.

Kennedy Curse: JFK secretly on a steroid regimen.
Cubs Curse: Sammy Sosa secretly on a steroid regimen.

Kennedy Curse: Screw-ups always forgiven by self-deluded masses.
Cubs Curse: Screw-ups always forgiven by self-deluded masses.

Kennedy Curse: Curse? Or self-perpetuating culture?
Cubs Curse: Curse? Or self-perpetuating culture?

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