Skip to comments.Kennedy is Confident Kerry Will Right His Ship
Posted on 09/14/2004 10:46:25 AM PDT by Area Freeper
Senator Edward M. Kennedy says he is not too worked up about the shape of the presidential race right now despite the fact that his junior colleague from Massachusetts is trailing in the polls.
Meeting with reporters this morning, Mr. Kennedy, an ally of Senator John Kerry, exhibited his long memory about political events. He recalled that the polls were swinging wildly in the 1968 race between Richard M. Nixon and Hubert H. Humphrey and that Mr. Humphrey gained 10 points in a matter of days as the race went into the final stretch, though he ultimately lost a close decision.
"I think it is just a question of time," Mr. Kennedy said about the prospects of Mr. Kerry righting his ship.
And he did what he could to try to help, reiterating his new line of attack that the Bush administration is guilty of "incompetence" when it comes to Iraq as well as its handling of the economy and health care costs. The senior senator from Massachusetts also referred to criticism of the military strategy in Iraq from outgoing Lt. Gen. James T. Conway, a senior Marine commander, reported this week by The Washington Post.
"This is the beginning of the military leadership questioning the political leadership," Mr. Kennedy said.
Teddy hasn't been sober long enough to make a lucid point about his opinion on anything for the last 40 years!!!
Ballast ahoy. If only Kennedy could RIGHT AN OLDSMOBILE.
Is that ship the USS Oldsmobile, by any chance?
Captain Oldsmobile gives his views on the Titanic.
Kerry's campaign is like a car on Chappy with Ted Kennedy driving.
I didnt know Hillary crewed...she really needs to wear a top....
or a Burkha
"I think it is just a question of time," Mr. Kennedy said about the prospects of Mr. Kerry righting his ship.Oh, indeed. Because the junior senator has demonstrated impeccable timing so far, hasn't he?--and time is on the junior senator's side, isn't it? I mean, who wouldn't want this man, this small and indecisive wreck of a man, to assume the supreme seat of this, our tottering republic, in a time of war and uncertainty. I ask you, who?
Yep. The man should definitely avoid any nautical references. Where is a forum administrator when you need them! TERMINATE THE ACCOUNT OF WHOEVER POSTED THAT DISGUSTING PICTURE! (only kidding...:)
Uhh ... the same way Teddy righted his own ship in 1980 when he fumbled away the Democratic nomination in one television interview? [Of course, as your photo shows, Kennedy has a lot of "ballast" in the hull -- but it didn't help him 24 years ago.]
These moron New England liberals (Kennedy, Dukakis, Kerry) just don't realize that their message only works in Massachusetts. They win by large majorities, and combined with fawning adulation by the NYT, Wash Post, and international media, they think that they represent America.
But then again, I'd prefer they stay in denial for as long as they like. Both Presidents Bush will have been the beneficiaries of running against Massachusetts liberals.
"He recalled that the polls were swinging wildly in the 1968 race between Richard M. Nixon and Hubert H. Humphrey and that Mr. Humphrey gained 10 points in a matter of days as the race went into the final stretch, though he ultimately lost a close decision. "
'Uh, John,John, uh, I wouldn't get my hopes up!'
Talk about back handed support.
As opposed to Ted righting his car..
Thar she blows!!!!!
Is that a Swiftboat, or a 1969 Oldsmobile U-Boat?
Does this mean that Kennedy and the rest of the democRATS already have all their fraud voters lined up and paid 'walking around money?'
But then again, considering what you named your dog, you couldn't care less, could you?
Humphrey was a more likable person than Kerry, and there was a major third-party candidate in the race, George Wallace, who wound up with almost 10 million votes (more than 10% of the total)...how much of Humphrey's last-minute surge came from Wallace supporters who decided not to throw their vote away on someone who couldn't win?
Perhaps Teddy could stop attempting to steer.
The last time he was at the wheel a Women was killed.
Enough with the euphemisms Kennedy.
I agree. I believe Kerry could have his ship righted in as little as 8 months, 12 months tops. Then campaign, watch out!
"Kennedy is Confident Kerry Will Right His Ship"
That's part of Kennedy's problem, thinking people are in ships when they're not. Time for an intervention.
All these guys seem to be stuck in 1968.
Raise the Titantic?
Kerry should have things all straightened out and be ready for the election by sometime next April.
Have another Manhattan, Teddy boy.
Actually, "right" is not a term that comes naturally to Kennedy. "Left" is more to his liking. His politics are "left", and he "left" Mary Jo in the submerged car , and then he "left" the scene altogether as he scrambled to put together an alibi. And, after all was said and done, he was "left" with egg on his face.
...obtaining a vintage 1970 typewriter in order to produce less easily-challenged forgeries.
What is it about Massachusetts politicians?
What is it about Massachusetts politicians?
Kerry's vessel is a boat, not a ship. A Hinkley 42 to be precise. Base price is around $700K. Then you add the
options. And fuel. Lots of fuel. It doesn't run on a $7K bicycle.
It's been in hiding this boating season, for some reason.
Oh, it's called the Scaramouche, out of Nantucket.
Ahhh-I was going to say something cute about righting his automobile & my eye caught your "Oldsmobile"
Great minds think alike!
Just like his brother righted PT 109.
"right the ship"
Somebody needs to tell "The Swimmer" to stay away from the water-based anologies. They only harken back to a wetter time.
THAR SHE BLOWS!!!!!!
A better title would be "Kennedy proposes a toast!"
Next Kennedy will be saying, "I actually saved Mary Jo Kopechne, before I let her drown".
I think re-floating is a more apt comparison. It's sinking fast.
The RUNT of the litter leaves Mary Jo, swims a channel, is hidden by his cronies/family long enough for alcohol to leave his system, then appears on the pity-pot claiming shock and amnesia.
What a Hero!
Anyone remember the plane crash? Only 2 died on that occasion!
There is no bottom to the hole of Teddy's nerve!
And he calls our President a LIAR!
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