BOSTON – Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the liberal lion of the Senate and haunted bearer of the Camelot torch after two of his brothers fell to assassins’ bullets, has died at his ho
For nearly a half-century in the Senate, Kennedy was a steadfast champion of the working class and the poor, a powerful voice on health care, civil rights, and war and peace. To the American public, though, he was best known as the last surviving son of America’s most glamorous political family, the eulogist of a clan shattered again and again by tragedy
Kennedy’s Senate attendance, or lack thereof same, should not be effected. However MADD can now breath a sigh of relief.
The Other McCain , cites good reason not to mourn Fat Teddy’s passing:
Kennedy beat the rap. Multiple witnesses have testified that Kennedy had been drinking all day. It was a clear-cut case of vehicular manslaughter, but he was allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of leaving the scene of an accident.
The media will forgive liberals anything. Just look at the passive-voice construct in his obit: “an accident that left a young woman dead