Friday, January 13, 2006
Teddy Kennedy equals Joe McCarthy
.......Half a century later, history has repeated itself, this time not with words, but with the moving sight of a wife reduced to tears by her husband’s time on the witness table cross.
Senator Kennedy is, if anything, an even less sympathetic figure than Joseph McCarthy. While Kennedy’s brother may have been a martyr struck down by an assassin, McCarthy never left a young woman to die in a submerged car. The way in which Senator Kennedy has lived his life disgraces whatever nobility might have adhered to him from his brother’s end..........