“It was 60 years ago this week that an uncertain new president launched an ill-conceived military venture of astonishing naivety (italics mine)…1,400 U.S.-trained Cuban exiles would land at the Bay of Pigs…It was an unmitigated disaster…Kennedy had learned the hard way not to blindly trust the advice of his decorated military and intelligence chiefs,” wrote Beltway media stalwart and former Democrat White House official Lawrence Hass in The Hill.
In fact, the military venture was expertly-planned and was anything but naive. The astonishing blunders and naivety were entirely on the part of the leftist/guilt-stricken Knights of Camelot.
After it dropped in their lap with Nixon’s electoral defeat, the Knights of Camelot insisted on sticking their manicured fingers and fumbling with almost everything planned on the orders of the Supreme Commander of Operation Overlord.
“Help the Cubans to the utmost,” Eisenhower stressed to his successor while handing over the reins. “We cannot let Castro’s government go on.”
For starters, the original invasion plan by the CIA and its military partners (all WWII and Korea vets) picked the Cuban town of Trinidad as the landing site……much more here from our friends at Townhall
Much more explained in these books, and with thorough documentation.