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Kennedy record flawed

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It is despicable that Barbara C. Rueppel would use Sen. Edward Kennedy’s death to take a “win one for the Gipper” approach to pass the health bill. Kennedy already has a legacy he built himself when he left Mary Jo Kopechne to die at Chappaquiddick.

He was tossed out of college twice. Once he cheated on an exam and then had someone else cheat for him.

He enlisted in the Army for four years and used daddy “bootlegger” to get him released in two years, enlisting as a private and getting out as a private. Yes, Kennedy has quite a legacy, and the health care bill is as flawed as is Kennedy’s character.

John Weyant

Priest River, Idaho


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