Skip to comments.40th anniversary of Mary Jo Kopechne’s drowning at Chappaquiddick...Kennedy's story still doubtful
Posted on 07/18/2009 10:20:03 PM PDT by haole
Sometime around midnight, on July 18, 1969 Kennedy drove his Oldsmobile 88 off of a small bridge on Chappaquiddick island, into eight feet of chilly water. The vehicle landed upside-down. While Kennedy managed to free himself from the wreck and swim to safety, his passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne was left in the car to drown.
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Killed her. At least manslaughter.
naaa.... she doesn’t count
The passage of time does not lessen the evilness of Ted Kennedy's actions. Thus, I write him each year to let him know his cowardly actions that July night will never be forgotten; Mary Jo will never be forgotten. I write him to let him know his legacy will always be that of a coward who left a young woman to die a watery death while he scampered to safety and to access just how to salvage his political career.
Contact this turd and let him know we will never forget his actions. Let him know we will never forget Mary Jo.
You can contact Kennedy here.
I did earlier today.
Ted *Swimmer* Kennedy has styled himself an opponent of wealth and privilege, but his career is a tribute to their power when wielded by a man of the left. The lesson of Chappaquiddick thus remains timely forty years on.
Weren’t the parents of Mary Jo Kopechne paid off to be quiet by the Kennedy’s?
Why was it in Kennedy’s interest to let her drown? Did he just like the thrill of murder or was he not supposed to be driving around with her late at night? Was he married at the time?
Marriage never stopped him from dabbling ... .
Come on. This is a KENNEDY!
If they’re not willing, rape is in order ... .
It runs in the family.
Thanks to Haole, from a haole on the Big Island
for putting this out here for all to see and reminding us of the cowardly past of Kennedy. You deserve a lot of credit. Mary Joe Kopechne paid the ultimate price/sacrifice and in her death it made certain that Kennedy would not become president. I remember that at the time until Chappaquiddick he would have been an almost shoo-in for pres.
R.I.P. Mary Joe
When the bastard dies I hope Mary Jo get’s to see him thrown in to the pit.
It wasn't in his best interest to let her drown, but Teddy was a married man leaving a party of several young single gals and a few older married men. I believe that Teddy drove off the bridge on the way to a secluded spot to put the Kennedy moves on Mary Jo. I also believe that Teddy was very drunk, unable in courage, mental or physical capacity to try and save her, so he deserted her, walking past at least four homes where he could have summoned help, and instead spent 9(?) hours sobering up and marshaling as much support as his political office and Joe Kennedy's money could buy.
I posted from memory, no doubt there are web sites that have the facts laid out more precisely.
Mary Jo Kopechne’s death is the perfect example of God turning even a bad situation to the good. Because of it, Teddy Kennedy would never be elected President. He’s done plenty of harm in the Senate, but nothing compared to what he could have done in the White House.
And he paid back the feminazis by being one of the biggest supporters of abortions ever elected. God should have a special place for this rather rotund murderer!
You summed it up nicely. Also, his first thought was for his OWN political career. While it would never do to have a young woman drown in his car, worse, thought he, would be for him to appear INTOXICATED when he went for public help for her.
So he swam over to the mainland, changed his clothes, appeared in the hotel sauntering around for an alibi late that night, and then early the next morning he went to enjoy an al fresco breakfast with some friends on their terrace, seemingly perfectly fine.
He wanted to keep his political status intact more than he wanted her alive. I think he thought he could literally get away with it.
Um... He did.
Read you thread.
I remember this controversy when it unfolded on the front pages of our nation’s newspapers. Moon landing was headline top of page. Chappaquiddick was bottom front page.
Well let see the two options on top page: we just walked on the moon or another murder in America...I would have put the moon on the top of the page too. Seriously if we put every murder on the top of the page that is all we would have. Sometime I wonder about FREEPERS who do not think.
“Doubtful”? He’s still in office 40 yrs later, in spite of being a vegetable. He got away with it. It wasn’t “doubtful” either. It’s a damn shame.
JFK had crew asleep or not at stations when they got run over by a ship half their speed, and five times their length.
Joe got his aircrew killed when the electronics officer said the aircraft was unsafe and refused to fly.
Young Joe got a girl paralyzed when he flipped a jeep on the Cape.
John John killed his wife and her sister as the pilot and responsible operator knowing flying in violation of his license restriction.
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