-Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theatre. Kennedy was shot in a Ford car; a Lincoln limousine.
-Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy who told him not to go to the theatre. Kennedy had a secretary named Lincoln who warned him not to go to Dallas.
-Both Oswald and Booth were assassinated before they could be put on trial.
-Lincoln and Kennedy each have 7 letters.
I recently discovered several other remarkable coincidences between our current presidential candidates, John McCain and Barack Obama. Behold.
-John McCain and Barack Obama are both U.S. Senators.
-Both were elected to the Senate in even numbered years.
-There are 11 letters in Barack Obama and John S. McCain.
-Both of their birthplaces have four vowels and four consonants: Coco Solo and Hono Lulu.
-Their running mates both have names ending in the letter N.
-18% of Americans falsely believe that Obama is Muslim; 18% of Americans falsely believe that McCain is the guy from Die Hard
-Obama announced his bid for the Presidency in Springfield, Illinois; McCain has spent years trying to figure out what state The Simpsons live in.
-Obama introduced the Iraq War De-Escalation Act of 2007; McCain is afraid of escalators.
-McCain's senate career began after he defeated his opponent, Richard Kimble; Obama has seen The Fugitive 27 times.
-McCain's nickname on his high school wrestling team was "McNasty"; Obama's nickname on his high school basketball team was "O'Nasty."
-McCain's favorite television show is Seinfeld; Obama opens all his stump speeches with the phrase "What is the deal with the current administration?"
-Obama denounces Special Interests; McCain has no hobbies.
-As a POW, McCain gave the names of the Green Bay Packer's offensive line when pushed to give the names of his squadron members; Obama was briefly considered as a replacement for Brett Favre.
-In 1974 McCain became Commanding Officer of the largest attack squadron in the Navy; Obama has never been defeated at Battleship.