Skip to comments.Sen. Kennedy Would Have Been 'Exhilarated,' Wife Vicki Says
Posted on 03/23/2010 9:32:03 AM PDT by Zakeet
Vicki Reggie Kennedy said she felt "great joy" when House members passed the health care reform bill late Sunday night, and that it was a vote she knew her husband, the late Sen. Ted Kennedy would have loved to have seen.
"I think he would've been exhilarated. You know he was always a person about moving forward. You know, he would be thrilled and move forward," Kennedy said this morning on "Good Morning America."
She also said that he knew President Obama would be the one to make it happen.
"When he endorsed Barack Obama in 2008, it was a vision that he had that this day would come. He believed that he would be the president who would finally be the one to help to push through ... comprehensive health care reform and he was right," Kennedy said.
The late Massachusetts Democratic senator spent more than 40 years in the Senate championing universal health care, serving as chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee during periods when Democrats controlled the Senate from 1999 to 2009, when his health forced him to step aside. Kennedy died last August, after a battle against brain cancer.
Kennedy called universal health care reform the "cause of my life." Despite his failing health, he continued lobbying hard for health care reform, calling at the 2009 Democratic National Convention for Washington to "break the old gridlock and guarantee that every American -- north, south, east, west, young, old -- will have decent, quality health care as a fundamental right and not a privilege."
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The conjured ghost of Teddy is exhilarated ... Mary Jo still has no comments
The man was scum.
And Mary Jo would still be dead.
He might have been a lot less dead, too, had he not lived a life of murderous debauchery. Ted Kennedy (D-HELL) is everything wrong with the Dims.
That’s a very good indicator that the bill is horrible for Americans in and of itself.
“Exhilarated”...another word for Plastered. *Hic!*
Well we know what that means.
This from a woman who made a bargain with the Devil in marrying the elitist slob.
Exhilarated, inebriated, whatever...
ted would drink to it
Yeah..while screwing some one-third-his-age bimbo he just picked up, and after several rather large whiskeys.
And they thought “Killing the goose that laid the Golden Eggs” was only a fairy tale...
That’s the pure essence of SOCIALISM.
Some people are born to be slaves. They register as democrats.
Exhilarated as a newt.
Yes, but now all drunken Kennedys can enjoy free health care so that when they drive into lampposts, plunge off of wooden bridges, fly planes upside down into the ocean or ski into pine trees, any survivors will be fully covered.
Sure, Vicki. And we all know that any brain tumor patient in the country will be able to get multiple opinions and seek the most elite specialists in the land...
And the Orca would NEVER have used this crap himself when he went through his health ordeals—BECAUSE IT WOULDN’T HAVE BEEN IN HIS BEST INTEREST, OR GOOD ENOUGH FOR HIM.
‘nuff said. >:-(
Mary Jo Kopechne was unavailable to comment.
What about Ted’s real wife, Joan Kennedy.
Too bad he’s currently being roasted on a split by a bunch of hungry demons.
Doesn’t she mean ‘inebriated?’
Dig him up and place the bill in his box and re bury!!!
Well, being the daughter of a convicted felon gave her the opportunity to meet and marry a man just like her Daddy!
Not really. Ted wasn’t a convicted felon unfortunately.
Yeah, he *would* have been exhilarated.
Instead, he’s burning in hell. Ouch. That’s not exhilarating.