Skip to comments.Wave goodbye to Ted Kennedy’s pooch Splash
Posted on 12/24/2010 12:50:07 AM PST by raccoonradio
The late U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedys cuddly, curly coated canine companion, Splash, has gone to doggy heaven.
Kennedys widow, Vicki, announced the death of the 13-year-old Portuguese water dog to friends and family earlier this week.
At Teddys side, Splash became a world-class fetcher of tennis balls and a meeter and greeter of presidents, senators, congressmen and even foreign dignitaries, Kennedy wrote. I like to think that he and his master are playing tennis ball fetch again tonight.
Kennedy, who died last year after he was diagnosed with brain cancer, was rarely seen without the black-and-white, high-energy pooch, whether he was on Cape Cod or Capitol Hill.
They all had a rollicking good time together, said Phil Johnston, former state Democratic party chairman and friend of the Kennedy family. Splash hit the lottery when it came to owners. It was so sad when the dogs lost their master.
Splash was an author he co-wrote a childrens book and a bipartisan beast as well, receiving treats from former President George W. Bushs furry buddy Barney.
Splash leaves behind siblings Sunny and Cappy.
Trying to find pic someone photoshopped of Ted’s ghostwritten book (if he wrote it now it would REALLY be ghostwritten) about the dog, in which Ted appears to be holding a drink, etc.
Seems unlikely - all dogs go to heaven.
Kennedy wrote. I like to think that he and his master are playing tennis ball fetch again tonight.
I rather think that Ted soul is burning in flames unquenchable, while his dog’s body is lying cold, lifeless in the earth;s ground, being turned into fertilize by natural processes! The pertinent difference being that Ted has an eternal soul and his dog does not!
Kennedy families are Catholic? I doubt it!
PS: Maybe Ted made a full and pure God loving act of contrition before dying, then he is still suffering hell fire in purgatory, but not for eternity! If you have mercy, and believe this possible, I encourage you to say a prayer for his soul, as God’s mercy is indeed infinite! His dog is still turning into fertilizer, however!
As Officer Friday would say “Just the facts ma’m”
Ha! True enough
“I rather think that Ted soul is burning in flames unquenchable”
And considering his chemical composition, with a blue flame.
LOL I was thinking Divine, not merely material, which burns as much cooler flame indeed!
Fat Teddy named his dog Splash? I guess that’s better than Mista Bridge.
Well it is a cinch the dog is not going to the same place Kennedy did. All dogs go to heaven, Kennedies mostly wind up in he**. We know Ed the woman killer did.
We have been “drowning” in stories about this hapless beast all day.
Poor doggy. Can’t believe the swimmer actually called the dog Splash. Yeah it was a Portuguese water bug... still...
Homer Simpson once said that Hitler's dog went to hell, so I guess there are some exceptions.
*Very* few exceptions.
As far as I´m aware, there is no such a thing like “dogs hell” nor there are dogs in hell, except those that belong to their master Satan!
Can’t the fricken Kennedy family even fart without it being a news item? Vicki thinks this is earth shattering news? WTF cares, frankly.
Ouch.. ta ta dum
I bet you’re loads of fun at a party.
And just who the hell does ANYONE think they are to presume on someone’s eternal fate? We can not know, so I implore everyone to stop making assumptions about what is happening in the afterlife. It is arrogance to the extreme.
And the forty three hundred or so infants murdered today had no rollicking good time today nor will they ever have a rollicking good time.
Were we still an even mildly honorable society, this sort of "human interest" garbage wouldn't get past an editor when it was related to an advocate of the mass murder of infants. It amounts to putting a mask of normal human kindness on one of those who joined Herod and murdered infants for his own political ends.
Whatever may have become of Splash, Kennedy is adrift in an eternal darkness devoid of God and therefore emptier and more horrible than the human mind can imagine. I hope the millions of others like him repent and change their ways before they end up in the same empty horror.
Sermon off. Sorry.
Since your master didn’t beleive in doggie abortion on demand, I am sure you had a very active, loving and happy life.
Now, go chase rabbits.
So did the same person(s) who killed clintoon’s “Buddy” kill Splash? Anyway, who cares anything about that drunken philandering murderer, kennedy? Didn’t he have something to do with opening the doors to illegal aliens through his self-loathing, America-hating immigration politics?
Boston TV can’t push this story hard enough. Plus they want the Kennedy widow, Vicky, daughter of a convicted mobster, to run for the seat Scott Brown currently holds. There’s a billboard in Boston with Vicky’s picture emblazoned on it. No mention of running for office yet, however. Meanwhile I heard a car commercial actually use the word, Christmas. ‘...The sale would last until Christmas Day’. Almost fell out of bed.
Does Splash have three heads?
Surely the dog should go to heaven. I doubt the dog was a drunken lecher.
I think that Teddy naming the dog Splash just proves how unconscionable he was. Most would never be able to live down such a horrible thing but with Teddy, Kopechne was business as usual.
As Howie Carr said, naming his dog “splash” showed a particularly tin-earred lack of self awareness on the part of the Senator for life.
Named after his favorite Oldsmobile.
I think it was revealed just after he died that he often joked about Chappaquiddick
Howie once played an audio of clip of Ted reading the book.
One line: “She would stay in the water for hours and hours and hours.” So, unfortunately, did Mary Jo, thanks to Ted.
Robert Byrd tells us what happened (he also was known to say “God created the dog” in his own way)
?I bet youre loads of fun at a party.
And just who the hell does ANYONE think they are to presume on someones eternal fate? We can not know, so I implore everyone to stop making assumptions about what is happening in the afterlife. It is arrogance to the extreme.”
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