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When Ted Kennedy and Chris Dodd Sexually Harassed Carrie Fisher
Rush limbaugh.com ^ | November 11, 2011 | Rush Linbaugh

Posted on 11/11/2011 4:19:34 PM PST by Kaslin

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RUSH: Carrie Fisher, speaking of sexual harassment charges, or rather the lack of them in this case. There's an amusing anecdote out there, Carrie Fisher's latest autobiography. She's the daughter, by the way, of the movie star Debbie Reynolds. I met Debbie Reynolds once at a House Clinic event. She was the entertainer. She's hilarious. I had forgotten. She is a hilarious comedienne, Debbie Reynolds. That's Carrie Fisher's mom, and Carrie Fisher played Princess Leia in the first Star Wars flick. That was before calling someone princess was sexist.

Do you believe Cain had to apologize for calling Pelosi "Princess Nancy "? And you know who got on him for it? Dana Perino. Dana Perino said, "Tsk-tsk-tsk. Ms. Pelosi, you can disagree with her policy or whatever, but she earned that title." So Cain apologizes for calling Pelosi "Princess Nancy." You can't call anybody princess today, but back then you could call Carrie Fisher "Princess Leia." It was the name of her character in the Star Wars movie. Now, in her latest book, "Carrie Fisher mentions an amusing exchange that she had with "the lion of the Senate," Ted Kennedy" and his buddy Chris Dodd. This is back in 1985. This is the same year that Kennedy and Chris Dodd went through a restaurant in Washington called La Brasserie and invented (in the modern era, anyway) what's known as the waitress sandwich.

The waitress sandwich is either Dodd or Kennedy on the bottom, the waitress in the middle (either on her stomach or on her back) and then either Dodd or Kennedy on the top and ergo you've got the waitress sandwich. (It's actually a wrap because when you roll it 90 degrees then it changes everybody's angles and more thrills and fun. This was the same year that they invented that procedure. So Carrie Fisher in the book says that while having dinner with these two, "suddenly Senator Kennedy seated directly across from me," she writes "looked at me with his alert aristocratic eyes." That's the first time I have ever considered Senator Kennedy's eyes described as anything other than "glassy." Aristocratic? Anyway, I'm not an attractive woman, so I wouldn't know how Senator Kennedy's eyes appear to a one, but apparently they were "aristocratic" to Carrie Fisher.

Anyway, she goes on. She says that he said was clearly amused. "'Do you think you'll be having sex with Chris here at the end of your date?' and to my left, Chris Dodd looked at me with an unusual grin hanging on his very flushed face, and she writes that she said, 'Funily enough, I won't be having sex with Chris tonight. That probably won't happen, but thanks for asking, though.'" It's not over there. "Senator Kennedy, persistent, says, 'Would you have sex with Chris in a hot tub?'" She says that Senator Kennedy "asked her that perhaps as a way to say good night." She then said, "No, I'm no good in water." Ted Kennedy could have said, "Neither am I, and neither was Mary Jo!" This is incredible. So she says to him, "No, I'm no good in water." Kennedy names his dog "Splash."

Now, how come Carrie Fisher didn't file a sexual harassment claim? Does this not sound like far more risque behavior than anything that's been alleged against Herman Cain? Seriously, now. Isn't this more boorish? Isn't this more obtrusive, intrusive, disrespectful, what have you, than anything Herman Cain's been alleged to have done? She could file a sexual harassment claim now 'cause Chris Dodd's still around out there. He's alive and kicking. Meanwhile, our moral guardians in the news media are all chuckling at what an amusing story this is, in the midst of trying to run Herman Cain out of town for something nobody can say happened.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: carriefisher; chrisdodd; debbiereynolds; hermancain; massachusetts; tedkennedy

1 posted on 11/11/2011 4:19:37 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
how come Carrie Fisher didn't file a sexual harassment claim?

Because she's a drug-addled leftist? Just a thought ...

2 posted on 11/11/2011 4:21:12 PM PST by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: Tax-chick

She’s the meat in an Actress Sandwich.


3 posted on 11/11/2011 4:25:19 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

An image one can do without.


4 posted on 11/11/2011 4:27:11 PM PST by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: Tax-chick

Have you seen her lately?

Good Lord.

She is on a weight loss commercial and doing a before/after picture, she looks like a fireplug. She talks during the commercial and swear to God, I though she had had a stroke or like she has a broken jaw. Usually the older star bear some resemblence to the role that made them famous. She doesn’t even look like the same species as Princess Leia.

Or am I wrong to call her a princess?


5 posted on 11/11/2011 4:28:46 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I believe she’s had some unfortunate plastic surgery experiences, as well as suffering the effects of drug use, both prescription and illegal.

She looks Undead.


6 posted on 11/11/2011 4:32:02 PM PST by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: Kaslin

I saw the pig Bob Beckel on “The Five” shouting that Dodd was a wonderful man and not a crook. I laughed.


7 posted on 11/11/2011 4:32:54 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: Kaslin
Now, how come Carrie Fisher didn't file a sexual harassment claim?

Uh, because she wasn't working for him? Sexual harassment law only covers employees and applicants.

8 posted on 11/11/2011 4:38:23 PM PST by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I saw her not too long ago in a TV show and thought she was getting to that age where she should not do much acting as it spoils one’s image of her.

I think she is a typical liberal Hollywood type. I will say she looked pretty darned hot in that Star Wars movie where she was chained up by that giant slug named Jabba.

I always wondered if Jabba raped her. Probably not tho if I were Jabba and was evil as he was, that is probably the first thing I would have done.


9 posted on 11/11/2011 4:38:54 PM PST by yarddog
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

She went off the coke in the mid 80s.


10 posted on 11/11/2011 4:41:57 PM PST by sbMKE
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To: Kaslin
Meanwhile, our moral guardians in the news media are all chuckling at what an amusing story this is, in the midst of trying to run Herman Cain out of town for something nobody can say happened.

Bottom line, right there.

11 posted on 11/11/2011 4:43:32 PM PST by denydenydeny (The moment you step into a world of facts, you step into a world of limits. --Chesterton)
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To: yarddog
Carrie was smokin' hot back in the day.


12 posted on 11/11/2011 4:46:38 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: colorado tanker

Carrie was smokin’ hot back in the day.

until she started being hit on by people like Teddy and Dodd, no wonder she turned to drugs


13 posted on 11/11/2011 4:49:58 PM PST by molson209
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
I though she had had a stroke or like she has a broken jaw.

I saw her on Joy Behar (surfing, and thought the guest looked familiar) a couple of years ago, with her last book, maybe.

I thought she, Carrie Fisher that is, sounded like a NYC JAP.

I remember a younger her on a Star Wars documentary, and I don't believe she sounded that way.

I also remember her saying that it was in her first Star Wars contract that she had to maintain a specific weight, something like 10lbs below where she was at the time, and off to the fat farm, she went to meet the contract before shooting began.

14 posted on 11/11/2011 5:09:47 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: molson209
Yep, a cute girl being propositioned by the Whale could drive her to drink and drugs.

What boorish behavior.

15 posted on 11/11/2011 5:12:45 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: colorado tanker

Fisher was hot yeah, but Teddy had to lose a few pounds to sit next her in that picture.


16 posted on 11/11/2011 5:13:15 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Impy; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; LdSentinal; yongin; justiceseeker93; Liz; ...

I suppose that no one should be surprised.


17 posted on 11/11/2011 5:18:49 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: King Moonracer

I can’t believe no one has made Jabba the Hut comments yet. I’m not very good at it, but I sure enjoy it when the rest of you engage clever commentary!


18 posted on 11/11/2011 5:22:01 PM PST by TrueFact
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To: King Moonracer

Uncanny!

19 posted on 11/11/2011 5:29:12 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: colorado tanker

I miss the Kennedy threads.


20 posted on 11/11/2011 5:30:44 PM PST by angcat (NEW YORK YANKEES!)
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To: McGruff

At least I heard this one live during lunch in my car.


21 posted on 11/11/2011 5:33:09 PM PST by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123 and Bahbah.)
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To: Tax-chick

Maybe because she is like most of us real women who have put up with a lot of this type of crap and we just handle it ourselves. In AND out of the workplace.

As for these so-called “harassment” charges against Herman Cain, these woman are being paid (probably) by Obama’s minions. This another example of the Chicago mentality of both Obama and his henchman, David Axelrod.


22 posted on 11/11/2011 5:48:00 PM PST by dolander2002 ("...but that doesn't make me a bad person, does it?")
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To: Clintonfatigued

¡WHOA, WHOA, WHOA! This is news to me.

They went after Princess Leia? F**kers.


23 posted on 11/11/2011 6:20:39 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (And who doesn't have baggage?)
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To: Kaslin
Unfortunately, this is not an example of sexual harassment.

None of the people involved were in a workplace, or power play, position over the others.

We cannot criminalize asking somebody for a date.

It's what happens after the request for a date is rejected that matters.

-PJ

24 posted on 11/11/2011 6:27:25 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: colorado tanker
Whoa. That's a photo from the dinner she's talking. I'm not sure if that's Dodd or Kennedy in the background though.
25 posted on 11/11/2011 6:33:28 PM PST by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg; BillyBoy

Ted Kennedy wanted to watch her screw Chris Dodd in a hot tub?

Sounds worse than what Jabba the Hutt did to her.


26 posted on 11/13/2011 5:19:24 AM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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“Sounds worse than what Jabba the Hutt did to her.”

Far worse. At least Jabba was an admitted gangster.


27 posted on 11/13/2011 9:00:09 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (And who doesn't have baggage?)
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To: colorado tanker

This Ted Kennedy is my kind of scum


28 posted on 11/13/2011 9:09:30 AM PST by xp38
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Note: this topic is from 11/12/2011. Thanks Kaslin.

29 posted on 12/04/2011 5:39:06 PM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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