Wednesday, January 30, 2008

it never sleeps

The big political buzz right now is the endorsement given to Barack Obama by Ted Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg. Phrases like "the mantle of JFK" and "passing the torch" have been tossed around like Frisbees at Woodstock. If I were Obama, I wouldn't be so happy. Like the relationship with Oprah, this is a double-edged sword. You just know the republicans are rubbing their hands in anticipation of tying Obama to the scary liberal Chappaquiddick U-boat commander. But there's a much bigger problem. There's an actual member of the Kennedy family that I'm pretty sure was angling for the JFK mantle himself, and he's not somebody you want to piss off...


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