Video: Convention devoted to women celebrates Ted Kennedy unironically

posted at 9:41 pm on September 4, 2012 by Allahpundit

I won’t run through the usual litany of misdeeds. If you don’t already know them by heart, you’ll commit them to memory eventually when you finally tire of liberals screeching at you for “hating women” while holding this guy up as a secular saint. (Chappaquiddick material is abundant online, but this post will get you up to speed on another legendary incident.) I’ve got to say, in all sincerity: I appreciate their brazenness in building a convention around the theme of a “war on women” while not only inviting Bill Clinton to be a headline speaker but having a video tribute to Teddy to start things off. They’re all but admitting that their pretense of moral superiority really is just a pose taken for political effect. If John Edwards had walked out onstage to a standing ovation after this clip ended, it would have been one of the most honest moments in recent convention history. Alas, a missed opportunity.

The clip was introduced, by the way, by Joseph Kennedy III, who’s looking to replace Barney Frank. At the moment America has no Kennedys in Congress and, well, that simply won’t do in a dynastic country that values hereditary aristocracy like ours does, so good luck with your political career, Joe.


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You loser, your brothers were so much better then you.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:42 PM

And that is not saying much, you alcoholic parasite.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Blub-blub.

:P

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on September 4, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Remember, Ted’s the guy who loved Chappaquiddick jokes.

Blake on September 4, 2012 at 9:43 PM

The irony. They chose a man who left a woman to drown in his car to celebrate woman.

jawkneemusic on September 4, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Chappaquidick? Anyone? Bueller?

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Wouldn’t you love to Billy Jeff come out, start to talk, and then see him sigh and say, “I’m sorry, but I can’t do this anymore. This guy just plain sucks.”

Dack Thrombosis on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

I wonder if Obama could have lowered the rivers.

faraway on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

The Kennedy’s coined “the War on Women”

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Abortionpalooza… Because Teddy and the other Kennedy men were always willing to quietly pay for a young woman’s abortion

phreshone on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Mary Jo Kopechne unavailable for comment.

Moose Drool on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

I wonder if Obama could have lowered the rivers.

faraway on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Only if it helps retrieve his golf balls..

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Mary Jo Kopechne was unavailable for comment

phreshone on September 4, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Oh, isn’t TK the guy who named his dog “Splash”?

What a sense of humor.

Cody1991 on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

The Kennedys: a one-family women wrecking crew.

Rational Thought on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

LION of the Senate…….can you hear him roar?

Oh wait.

Just imagine what was waiting for him when he breathed his first breath in eternity. Maybe he got to see some of the faces of the tens of millions of babies he helped suppor the slaughter of?

I would not want to have met his fate.

PappyD61 on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Us here feminist just luv us sum sex abusers like cliton and keneddy

Grunt on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Abortionpalooza… Because Teddy and the other Kennedy men were always willing to quietly pay for a young woman’s abortion

phreshone on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

…As well as a lobotomy when deemed necessary!

Dack Thrombosis on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

The prologue to the video will be done by Charlie Sheen and Bobby Brown.

Minnfidel on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

When are feminists going to admit that they’re leftist first and feminists second?

jawkneemusic on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

I wonder if Obama could have lowered the rivers.

faraway on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Heh. Nice.

Curtiss on September 4, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Convoluted logic is the hallmark of progressive thought.

thatsafactjack on September 4, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Teddy liked to sleep it off after he kills his women.

faraway on September 4, 2012 at 9:47 PM

He bought all his forgiveness with other peoples money.

RBMN on September 4, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Ted Kennedy’s Liver. What a award.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Wasn’t he the philandering racist alcoholic that murdered a young lady and never saw justice?

tom daschle concerned on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Wasn’t he the philandering racist alcoholic that murdered a young lady and never saw justice?

tom daschle concerned on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Yes sir, a democrat in good standing.

tom daschle concerned on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

He and Kathleen Sebelius are the death angels for Granny under ObamaCare.

They and IPAB.

May God have no mercy on their evil souls.

PappyD61 on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Ted Kennedy’s Liver. What a award.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Did he still have his original?

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

The Kennedys: a one-family women wrecking crew.

Rational Thought on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

No kidding. The ‘War on Women’ theme is a natural for Dems.

Oh, and there was that BJ guy….. Clinton, wasn’t it? Yeah, that’s it.

Cody1991 on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Today, in Massachusetts, you may marry your dog!

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:49 PM

I’m hoping that, somewhere in eternity, Mary Jo is kicking Ted in the nuts several times a day.

AubieJon on September 4, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Bill was a uniter when it came to the womens.

faraway on September 4, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Oh, and there was that BJ guy….. Clinton, wasn’t it? Yeah, that’s it.

Cody1991 on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

BJ couldn’t contain himself..hence..
The stain…

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Will they be serving waitress sandwiches at the Uncle Ted celebration?

JimLennon on September 4, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Too bad Weiner had to resign… he’d have been the perfect person to introduce Bill Clinton and the video tribute to Teddy.

thatsafactjack on September 4, 2012 at 9:51 PM

The irony. They chose a man who left a woman to drown in his car to celebrate woman.

jawkneemusic on September 4, 2012 at 9:43 PM

The diver who found her body said she suffocated and was probably alive for 3 or 4 hours before she ran out of oxygen. Just awful.

Hat Trick on September 4, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Today, in Massachusetts, you may marry your dog!

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Well…Obama will be happy…

Just one dog…right?

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 9:52 PM

A rapist? check

A murderer? check

Which DNC speaker is the designated wife beater?

Rational Thought on September 4, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Those Democrats – what a zaney bunch.

Curtiss on September 4, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Camelot……

Remember that great time?

Yeah, when JFK was boinking any gal that moved and watching his aide have orallus performed on him as the sicko watched.

And remember RFK and JFK sharing Marilyn Monroe?

And of course Mary Jo?

And people wonder why tragedy strikes the Kennedy family? They have sowed millions of screams from the unborn alone.

Scary to meet their fate.

Ted……you were evil.

Were.

PappyD61 on September 4, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Rational Thought on September 4, 2012 at 9:52 PM

It would have been Barney Frank, but he couldn’t be there!

thatsafactjack on September 4, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Drunk, fat and stupid is no way to go through eternity, Teddy. Alas, it’s your only option.

Naturally Curly on September 4, 2012 at 9:55 PM

Of odd and reckless behavior, there are many examples, including Kennedy’s photographed 1982 nude promenade on the public sands of Palm Beach, reportedly in the presence of several old ladies. The columnist Taki, chronicler of Europe’s idle rich, still calls Kennedy “a boorish and uncivilized philistine” because of an incident in the mid-Seventies. At the time, Taki was a UPI reporter in Athens and a well-known playboy. One day, he got a call from Kennedy’s staffers, who asked him to “round up two dates, American girls preferably,” for the senator and his nephew Joe during their brief visit to the Greek capital. Taki says he showed up at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, where the Kennedys were staying, with his girlfriend and dates for the Kennedys. “Teddy was…pretty much drunk,” says Taki. “In fact, he was really out of it.” Taki says he and the others left the senator and his date, a proper young Connecticut woman who was “very, very impressed with the Kennedys,” at the hotel while they went nightclubbing. Back home later than night, Taki was awakened by Kennedy’s hysterical date. Taki says the drink-befuddled young woman became frightened when she “saw Ted Kennedy coming naked at her,” and adds, “that would scare me too, and I would like to say I am a pretty brave man.”

http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/200704/kennedy-ted-senator-profile#ixzz25Y8Tyt5s

a very long and unblinking look at teddy circa 1990…you know about the borking of a decent man, and the attempted lynching of a black man nominated to the highest court of the land

yes, leftists…look in the mirror

r keller on September 4, 2012 at 9:55 PM

A rapist? check

A murderer? check

Which DNC speaker is the designated wife beater?

Rational Thought on September 4, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Sexual predator? Check

Sexual harassing superior? Check

Serial adulterers? Check

Those libtards sure do have high standards.

David in ATL on September 4, 2012 at 9:55 PM

He and Kathleen Sebelius are the death angels for Granny under ObamaCare.

They and IPAB.

May God have no mercy on their evil souls.

PappyD61 on September 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Sebelius has been an angel of death for the unborn as well.
While governor of KS she was the biggest patron of George Tiller-aka Tiller the Killer.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 4, 2012 at 9:56 PM

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Dude. Not cool. Don’t go there.

JimLennon on September 4, 2012 at 9:56 PM

…As well as a lobotomy when deemed necessary!

Dack Thrombosis on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

They may have provided a lobotomy for one of their own. I’m thinking Caroline.

predator on September 4, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Ted Kennedy’s Liver. What a award.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:48

I had heard the worms were drunk for 9 months.

joeswampy on September 4, 2012 at 9:57 PM

btw, i stopped reading the article after three or four pages. There were at least two waitress ‘incidents’ that were detailed.

r keller on September 4, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Who IS the new Godfather of the Kennedy Crime Family anyway? Is it JP3? I’ve lost track, is someone tracking the dons and capos on a wall chart like the FBI did the Sopranos?

slickwillie2001 on September 4, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Yeah, not cool. My comment at 9:54. Bygones.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Good. I’m glad they’re holding Ted Kennedy up on high. They’ve done more harm than good to be sure. He was a poisonous old bastard. Now he’s a poisonous old dead bastard. Only the most ardent reprobate liberal would ever hold Ted Kennedy up as some kind of folk hero. Everyone else retches at the mere thought.

FlatFoot on September 4, 2012 at 9:59 PM

Obligatory.

Left Coast Right Mind on September 4, 2012 at 9:59 PM

what a disgusting piece of garbage the Kennedy family is. I hope Teddy is enjoying his eternity in hell. Hopefully he is submerged under water for eternity.

Raquel Pinkbullet on September 4, 2012 at 9:59 PM

Ted Kennedy’s Liver. What a award.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:48

I had heard the worms were drunk for 9 months.

joeswampy on September 4, 2012 at 9:57 PM

If you met Kennedy…and shook his hand…

You were required to put your car keys in a jar and take the cab home…

Hopefully without Kennedy…

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 9:59 PM

I would not want to have met his fate.
PappyD61 on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

exactly. And Mary Jo standing there to bear witness against him
while Satan mocks him for selling his soul for dirt cheap.

AH_C on September 4, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Any mention of the “waitress sandwich”?

Those to the manner born who’ve been in trouble — Ted Kennedy and Chris Dodd, for instance, who participated in the famous “waitress sandwich” at La Brasserie in 1985, while their dates were in the bathroom — have tended to get out of it by claiming that their boyish high jinks had simply gotten out of hand.

http://sonsoftherepublic.blogspot.com/2005/08/kennedy-dodd-waitress-sandwich.html

Hypocrites!!!!

patch on September 4, 2012 at 10:00 PM

You loser, your brothers were so much better then you.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Not really. Not at all. They were all equally execrable.

slickwillie2001 on September 4, 2012 at 10:02 PM

However, The Monkees were actually cool RIP, Dave.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 10:02 PM

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Cool. Bygones. Back to our regularly scheduled Ted Kennedy jokes and leftie-bashing.

I remember that it was raining on the day of his funeral. I’m sure some lib somewhere thought that God was crying, but I like to think that He was taking a leak on the proceedings.

JimLennon on September 4, 2012 at 10:02 PM

The diver who found her body said she suffocated and was probably alive for 3 or 4 hours before she ran out of oxygen. Just awful.

Hat Trick on September 4, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Meh, those were just roof hits.

Barry – “Choom Gang Leader”

pain train on September 4, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Why is it everyone doesn’t see right thru this with Kennedy and Clinton charade .How can the female news anchors not cringe at at having to read about how great these two womanizing buffoons. How do they keep a straight face

jaywemm on September 4, 2012 at 10:03 PM

After watching that video, what I came away with is that it looks like the Dems are running Old Kennedy against Romney.

Whatever works for them, I guess.

Curtiss on September 4, 2012 at 10:03 PM

How I celebrate Teh Swimmer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwMgWsfou8A

wildcat72 on September 4, 2012 at 10:04 PM

WHo will the next speaker be? Dr. Kermit Gosnell?

Blue Hen on September 4, 2012 at 10:05 PM

JimLennon on September 4, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Thanks Jim. We all shall spit upon his grave.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Democrats defining themselves as old lechers?

Don’t forget Chris Dodd, Barney Frank, John Edwards, Al Gore, Vito Lopez, Alcee Hastings, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Jay Parmley, Sheldon Silver, Eliot Spitzer, Eric Massa, etc, etc…

itsnotaboutme on September 4, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Which DNC speaker is the designated wife beater?

Rational Thought on September 4, 2012 at 9:52 PM

That would be Michelle Obama…

JohnGalt23 on September 4, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Ted Kennedy, a disgusting man.

Lourdes on September 4, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Moose Drool

One of my favorite beers.

Jackalope on September 4, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Ted Kennedy, a disgusting man.

Lourdes on September 4, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Thread Winner….

:)

It’s true thought…

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Convention devoted to women celebrates Ted Kennedy ironically

…he passed away before he could
fluke them all!

KOOLAID2 on September 4, 2012 at 10:08 PM

the extra “t” in my previous comment….

Not needed in the English vocabulary….

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 10:08 PM

May he burn in Hell.

SouthernGent on September 4, 2012 at 10:08 PM

You loser, your brothers were so much better then you.

the new aesthetic on September 4, 2012 at 9:42 PM

No, they weren’t.

M240H on September 4, 2012 at 10:09 PM

btw, there’s a secret….but don’t tell anyone

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/09/04/160528725/powers-still-out-for-many-after-isaac-and-theyre-boiling

still no power for New Orleans…..but don’t worry, barry’s working on it

r keller on September 4, 2012 at 10:10 PM

The Kennedy’s coined “the War on Women”

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

The Kennedy’s coined “the War on Women”

shoulda’ been the headline.

Lourdes on September 4, 2012 at 10:17 PM

The diver who found her body said she suffocated and was probably alive for 3 or 4 hours before she ran out of oxygen. Just awful.

Hat Trick on September 4, 2012 at 9:51 PM

I never knew that. Man, that hurts the soul to think of her dying that way.

Bishop on September 4, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Ted who?

Galtian on September 4, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Unless teddy had some sort of bedside repentance, Mary Jo is in one place and teddy is roasting somewhere else……….
Sad…a murderer celebrated by a party that supports the genocide of abortion…..

crosshugger on September 4, 2012 at 10:18 PM

When are feminists going to admit that they’re leftist first and feminists second?

jawkneemusic on September 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM

+1

bofh on September 4, 2012 at 10:19 PM

We are all Mary Jo Kopechne now…..

ted c on September 4, 2012 at 10:20 PM

The diver who found her body said she suffocated and was probably alive for 3 or 4 hours before she ran out of oxygen. Just awful.

Hat Trick on September 4, 2012 at 9:51 PM

While the Baby Boy Kennedy lay safely in his feathered bed, his wee head nary moving after his patient exercise swimming in the glorious sea, his conscience quiet under his brow framed with the golden, tumbling locks, a Democrat in his safe harbor with no thought except hopes for his next, nice, washed and pressed dress shirt.

Lourdes on September 4, 2012 at 10:21 PM

Jackalope on September 4, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Heh. Took the name from a Bloom County strip, actually.

Moose Drool on September 4, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Airbrushing Out Mary Jo Kopechne
Only a Democrat could get away with it
by Mark Steyn, August 2009

Lourdes on September 4, 2012 at 10:25 PM

faraway

…you were on a roll…my sides hurt…DON’T Stop!

KOOLAID2 on September 4, 2012 at 10:25 PM

It looked as if she were holding herself up to get a last breath of air. It was a consciously assumed position. … She didn’t drown. She died of suffocation in her own air void. It took her at least three or four hours to die. I could have had her out of that car twenty-five minutes after I got the call. But he [Ted Kennedy] didn’t call.
— diver John Farrar,  Inquest into the Death of Mary Jo Kopechne, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Edgartown District Court. New York: EVR Productions, 1970.

newportmike on September 4, 2012 at 10:26 PM

It’s not enough that the keynote speaker will be Bill Clinton.

Honoring Kennedy?

Will there be a debate about which of these two has more rape & more sexual harassment accusations?

Democrats defining themselves as old lechers?

Don’t forget Chris Dodd, Barney Frank, John Edwards, Al Gore, Vito Lopez, Alcee Hastings, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Jay Parmley, Sheldon Silver, Eliot Spitzer, Eric Massa, etc, etc…

Must add Kerry Gauthier, Anthony Weiner, Gary Condit, Gary Hart, etc, etc…

itsnotaboutme on September 4, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Let’s hope that Taylor Swift wises up and leaves her Kennedy boy toy.

RedRobin145 on September 4, 2012 at 10:28 PM

I bet the Republican Convention would have gotten the coverage that Fox is giving the Dems Convention. Almost gavel to gavel on the speeches, I hear.

Not watching the “Death Party”, just picking up on it from the web.

I do see much more coverage for the Dems tho.

bluefox on September 4, 2012 at 10:29 PM

If only Ted Kennedy had been a Klansman, he would have been the perfect Democrat…

Khun Joe on September 4, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Just another example of Democratic “Fake but accurate!”

GarandFan on September 4, 2012 at 10:42 PM

BREAKING NEWS: Ted Kennedy is still in HELL.

Mary Jo Kopechne still unavailable for comment, but rumored to be laughing herself silly while ramming a white hot poker up Ted’s Ass.

Waking up in Hitler’s Bunker.

SWalker on September 4, 2012 at 10:46 PM

The Kennedy’s coined “the War on Women”

Electrongod on September 4, 2012 at 9:44 PM

I believe Ted’s slurring (due to medication?) resulted in a transcription error. I suspect what he really said was “More on Women.”

But even worse from this bogus war-on-women crowd is the featuring of Bill Clinton as a lead speaker. In addition to being a disgraced, serial-groping predator, he has been credibly accused, in my opinion, of rape.

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on September 4, 2012 at 10:50 PM

As the DNC shovels it watch the great Ronald Reagan artfully sum up their platform in one joke: http://minus.com/leZWYsBkhACx0

Yephora on September 4, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Where are the liberal trolls?

Oh yeah, that’s right, they’re over at the Clint Eastwood posting discussing what a terrible thing it was to treat the President that way.

itsspideyman on September 4, 2012 at 11:12 PM

I’m sorry. I just need to take a temper-tantrum. I hate this man! I hate this man! I hate this man! He’s dead, so I suppose it really doesn’t matter.

thuja on September 4, 2012 at 11:29 PM

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