Skip to comments.A Phenomenon (nightmare)Called Senator Kennedy
Posted on 11/27/2006 6:53:25 AM PST by SueRae
A Phenomenon Called Senator Kennedy 11/27
During the Cold War, the behavior of Western politicians in their contacts with the Soviets varied quite widely, from hostile polemics to shameless collaboration. What was Senator Kennedys place in this wide spectrum?
Of course, Kennedy was not the only U.S. senator to visit the USSR. A few exceptions aside, however, they usually came as a group. As far as we can see in the documents, Kennedy always came alone.
Then, no other senator contacted the Soviets as often as Kennedy did. Nor were his relations with Moscow at all restricted to official visits. His chief of staff, Larry Horowitz, would journey there on Kennedys instructions several times a year. No other U.S. senator had a similar envoy.
All these facts are probably well-known to those who follow such matters. Serious questions about Kennedys role in the Cold War have been asked more than once before. From time to time, some bits of his mysterious story are revealed only to demonstrate that much more of it still remains in darkness.
Now it happens again, with professor Paul Kengor quoting from a top-secret KGB report about their contacts with Kennedy, in his new book The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism. The document, first released in the Sunday Times by Tim Sebastian in 1992, reveals how Kennedy secretly offered the KGB to work together to undermine President Reagan. This proposal was conveyed to the Soviets by former senator John Tunney in 1983.
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If a Republican had worked with the USSR against Carter, the MSM would have it on the front page of every newspaper. This is an outrage.
He's a democrat and the MSM gives him a pass.
Tedward can rant. He can rave.
I get dizzy when I see his arms wave.
He's got two left arms,
Which is one of his charms,
To Commies, who think the guy's brave.
What is the book that was written about Ted’s contacts with the Sovs? I want to get it.
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