As our nation mourns the loss of the lion of the senate, as the world grieves the end of a remarkable life, the right wing goes on bashing Senator Kenndy's legacy and even Sen. Kenney the man without shame. I have seen heartfelt statements of loss from Sen. Orrin Hatch, Republican leaders John Boehner and Mitch McConnell. But those are not the sentiments of the core activists of the right. Theirs is a message of contempt and vile lies about a man who lies in peace today. Here are some examples.
One of RedState front pagers writes:
It is traditional, upon the passing of an important and famous person - however controversial - to find some good words to say. This is not an easy task in the case of Ted Kennedy, a man whose
personal liferanged from alcoholism to debauchery to sexual harrassment to (sadly, uncharged) second-degree murder, and whose public career entailed the embrace of nearly every foolish, ruinous and cruel political idea of the past five decades and whose most enduring legacy is installing the bitterly polarized modern Supreme Court confirmation process.