Monday, August 31, 2009

Kennedy 'joked about Chappaquiddick'

From WorldNetDaily

Biographer reveals deadly incident was a 'favorite topic of humor' Posted: August 28, 2009 ~ 9:21 am Eastern © 2009 WorldNetDaily Mary Jo KopechneOne of Sen. Ted Kennedy's favorite topics of humor was the incident at Chappaquiddick Island, Mass., in 1969 in which he drove off a bridge and left behind a 28-year-old woman who drowned, according to a biographer who reminisced about the iconic Democrat on a Washington, D.C., talk show this morning. Edward Klein, speaking to WAMU guest host Katty Kay, said one of Kennedy's "favorite topics of humor was, indeed, Chappaquiddick." "He would ask people, 'Have you heard any new jokes about Chappaquiddick?'" said Klein, a former Newsweek foreign editor and former editor in chief of the New York Times Magazine. [CLICK HERE TO READ ENTIRE STORY]

Klein's revelation on the "Diane Rehm Show" can be heard here:

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