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end of an era

By Diogenes (articles ) | Feb 12, 2010

Now it's official.

But remember, you heard it here first.

The Kennedy dynasty has ended.

Congressman Patrick ("Patches") Kennedy said that he will not seek re-election because "my life is taking a new direction." Liberal commentators were shocked by his announcement, and searched for an explanation. But there's no mystery here. It seems that the voters of Rhode Island had already taken a new direction of their own.

A WPRI-12 poll out just last month showed Kennedy with a staggering 56 percent unfavorable rating in his own district, swelling to 62 percent statewide. Moreover, just 35 percent in his district would vote for him again.

 

 

 

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  • Posted by: annedanielson4099 - Feb. 12, 2010 11:55 AM ET USA

    I will Pray that for Patrick Kennedy and his Family, this new direction will bring him back to The Truth.

  • Posted by: - Feb. 12, 2010 8:59 AM ET USA

    Alleluia!

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