Skip to comments.Mary Jo Kopechne
Posted on 06/26/2004 3:39:01 PM PDT by cpforlife.org
Subject: Mary Jo Kopechne
Hello My name is Mary Jo Kopechne.
I would have been 65 years of age this year.
Read about me and my killer below.
When Sen. Ted Kennedy was merely just another Democrat bloating on Capitol Hill on behalf of liberal causes, it was perhaps excusable to ignore his deplorable past.
But now that he's become Sen. John Kerry's leading campaign attack dog, positioning himself as Washington's leading arbiter of truth and integrity, the days for such indulgence are now over.
It's time for the GOP to stand up and remind America why Sen. Kerry's chief spokesman had to abandon his own presidential bid in 1980 - time to say the words Mary Jo Kopechne out loud.
As is often the case, Republicans have deluded themselves into thinking that most Americans already know the story of how this "Conscience of the Democratic Party" left Miss Kopechne behind to die in the waters underneath the Edgartown Bridge in July 1969, after a night of drinking and partying with the young blonde campaign worker. But most Americans under 40 have never heard that story, or details of how Kennedy swam to safety, then tried to get his cousin Joe Garghan to say he was behind the wheel.
Those young voters don't know how Miss Kopechne, trapped inside Kennedy's Oldsmobile, gasped for air until she finally died, while the Democrats' leading Iraq war critic rushed back to his compound to formulate the best alibi he could think of.
Neither does Generation X know how Kennedy was thrown out of Harvard on his ear 15 years earlier -- for paying a fellow student to take his Spanish final. Or why the US Army denied him a commission because he cheated on tests.
As they listen to the Democrats' "Liberal Lion" accuse President Bush of "telling lie after lie after lie" to get America to go to war in Iraq, young voters don't know about that notorious 1991 Easter weekend in Palm Beach, when Uncle Teddy rounded up his nephews for a night on the town, an evening that ended with one of them credibly accused of rape.
It's time for Republicans to state unabashedly that they will no longer "go along with the gag" when it comes to Uncle Ted's rants about deception and moral turpitude inside the Bush White House. And if the Republicans don't, let's do it ourselves by passing this forgotten disgrace around the Internet to wake up memories of what a fraud and fake Teddy really is.
The Democratic Party, not to mention Sen. John Kerry, should be ashamed to have the national disgrace from Massachusetts as their spokesman. And the GOP needs to say so out loud. I remember all of this and I'm sure most of you do, too.
Roger E. Mundinger Houston, TX. firstname.lastname@example.org
If she had lived (being abandoned alive in a submerged car driven by Sen Kennedy),
Mary Jo Kopechne would be 62 years old.
Through his tireless work as a legislator,
(Democrat) Edward Kennedy would have brought comfort to her in her old age.
Charles Pierce, January 5, 2003 Boston Globe Magazine
amen and amen!
Everytime I see his fat ugly face, I think of Mary Jo Kopechne. I also think of the super rich Kennedys buying off lots of people so that he got a slap on the wrist. I don't understand how he has the moral authority to be in Congress or to shoot off his mouth on anything. I truly dislike this man. What can we all do to make sure the media covers the Mary Jo Kopechne story on the same day that he speaks at the Dem convention?
Teddy Bare has been drowning slowly in an alcoholic stupor in vain to forget his cowardise. May he rot.
I am so glad for this post. How true. How true.
Let alone the thought of what her "if possible" offspring could have contributed to us.
I keep thinking: Who's worse? Ted "The Swimmer"Kennedy, or the legions of MORONS that keep electing him?
This does NOT speak well for the irish catholics of massachussetts who have been re-electing the bloated swine Kennedy since 1962.
PING Big Guy
I guess this might get traction!
I've never forgotten you, Mary Jo. I was only 13 when you were murdered, but I remember it well, and always will.
Could y'all PING this to your lists, please. Thanks!
I'm sending this to all on my email list. Hopefully others will do the same!
What amazes me is that Ready Teddy Kennedy, Bubba Clintoon, Kleagle Byrd, and Ketchup Kerry haven't served time in the penal system as inmates for their nefarious activities of murder, rape and treason. If these were pubbies vice demoncRATS, their a**es would be behind bars in no time. Instead, these bloody criminal creeps are occupying top lawmaking positions. And people wonder why We the People don't trust the govt (sarc).
Ted Kennedy: "I tried but I couldn`t save her"
Translation: I didn`t want to open the door.
- Inquest Exhibit # 14 -
- Sketch of Mary Jo Kopechne's position in the accident car prepared under the direction of scuba diver John Farrar.
- Farrar believed that the car initially contained a large pocket of trapped air, represented by the original water level.
I once had a bumper sticker which stated the above.
His own two brothers had no respect for him.
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