Skip to comments.Frail Ethel Kennedy attends daughter’s drugged driving trial
Posted on 02/24/2014 7:42:36 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
A frail Ethel Kennedy showed up at the Westchester County courthouse this morning to support her daughter Kerry Kennedy on the first day of her trial on drugged driving charges.
Ethel Kennedy, the 85-year-old widow of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was in a wheelchair and accompanied by an unidentified man and woman when she entered the courtroom shortly after 9 a.m.
Kerry Kennedy had hoped to avoid a trial, but her bid to have the case tossed failed last week after a judge denied her motion to have the case dropped because she supposedly took a sleeping pill by accident.
Meanwhile, Robert F. Bobby Kennedy Jr., 60, asked for compassion for his misunderstood sister, a lawyer and professional human-rights activist.
Kerrys been instrumental in freeing political prisoners and dissidents from around the globe from imprisonment and torture, Bobby told The Posts Andrea Peyser.
He argued that political agitators all over the world could be locked up and tortured if his sister is convicted in Westchester County for being hell on wheels.
Africans might be tormented or killed for being gay, he claimed.
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A frail Ethel Kennedy (left) attended daughter Kerrys drugged driving trial Monday.
“Professional human rights activist”? I didn’t know that was a job. (And I’m sure that the gays in Africa won’t miss her at all.)
They really haven’t aged well, have they?
***...but her bid to have the case tossed failed last week after a judge denied her motion...***
The Kennedy name doesn’t have the kind of muscle it did like back in the good old Chappaquiddick days.
Ethel, I hate to tell you, but your daughter’s efforts aren’t really as monumentally important or effective as you believe.
The whole inbred clan is nuts.
Thousands of black babies might see the light of day if Kerry is locked up!
To be honest, Kerry Kennedy isn’t even a first-tier Kennedy. How many people knew she existed before this trial?
Wow, I learn something new every day, Kerry Kennedy has been saving people in Africa from death and torture. I did not realize she had that much influence with the African legal system.
And I say that as a Californian.
You’re right, this is pathetic. The only reason mother Ethel is there is to gather sympathy from the jury.
Must be something in the water...
Ethel kind of looks like Phil Spector on a bad hair day.
lol! We have jerry brown! Again!
Are you sure that’s not Bruce Dern on the left?
Wasn’t she married to Governor Cujo from New York?
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