Mr Kennedy's dying wish

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    Gears move on possibly naming Kennedy replacement - Yahoo! News

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    The interesting thing about this is that when Massachusetts had a republican governor and John Kerry was potentially going to be the president, Mr Kennedy asked the state legislature to pass the law that prevented the governor from appointing the replacement. And that is why that law exists in Massachusetts today.
     
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    When are you going to learn, MM?

    If Repubs do it, it's evil. If Dems do it, it's for the good of the people.
     
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    Link, please, that names Kennedy as part of the effort.
     
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    them democwats will do it too. Watch them and then yell HYPOCRITES HYPOCRITES HYPOCRITES
     
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    I heard this on the news also. Funny how liberal Democrats, even on their death bed, try to get over via politics. Kennedy is the one who had the law changed because there was a Republican governor when it was possible for Kerry to leave the Senate if he was elected President. Shoe's on the other foot now with a Democrat governor so guess who want's to change the ball game. Even on his death bed, Kennedy was a schemer. It's nice to know that at last Kennedy has done something that he can't lie his way out of or pay somebody off to get his way - death.
     
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    While I have found no article from 2004, every article I have come across from the last two months or so indicate that he either "orchestrated" or was a very strong "advocate" for the change in the law.

    Now, as far as I'm concerned, screw changing the law. The law is only four years old, it's what the Democrats of Massachusetts wanted. Deal with it. If five months is too long to wait, well, they have only themselves to blame. I suppose they could blame Ted, I mean, he had to know how it would end. He hadn't been in D.C. for weeks, he couldn't attend his sister's funeral, and, by all accounts, the letter to Patrick was written more than a month. He could have stepped down and put the wheels in motion much sooner.
     
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    Wall Street Journal good enough for you? Senator Kennedy Wants the Rules to Replace Him Changed—Again - WSJ.com
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    What more needs to be said?
     
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    Bang ZOOM! And a week before his death, the Media was talking of this.

    The more this goes on? he More the Statist Democrats not only look like, and smell like hypocrites...they ASSUME the role.
     
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    Actually, Ted's dying wish was: "Erah erah, I cahn't get erah erah a Gahd-dahm drink around here anymore? I wish I was dead!"
     

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