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Favorable treatment

It looks like Ted Kennedy’s son (a Representative in the House in D.C.) is in training to see if he can get drunk enough to kill a passenger in his car just like Teddy did.

The young Kennedy claims his accident in D.C. was caused by a sleeping pill he takes. And the mass media have picked up this excuse to the extent of naming and showing the packaging and actual pill, completely ignoring drunkenness as the cause of his accident.

But D.C. police at the scene said they saw his car driving erratically at night with no lights on before the crash. When they got to the car they say he stumbled out, could not walk straight and smelled of alcohol. But before they could give him the standard breathalyzer test and take him to an ER to have his blood alcohol measured, a senior officer appeared and whisked young Kennedy directly to his home.

So there’s no proof Kennedy was DUI, and the next day he (and the mass media) could claim this accident was caused by a sleeping pill. If you buy that, I’ve got a bridge in Brooklyn I’d like to sell you. Isn’t it wonderful what money can buy?

Dick Phillips

Grass Valley

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