Anyway, here's Eleanor Clift, in an article being highlighted by the despicable Yahoo! news page:
This latest Kennedy, while drawing some mockery in Massachusetts, has a stellar résumé: Stanford, Peace Corps, Harvard Business School, district attorney’s office in Massachusetts. His twin brother, Matthew, equally accomplished, is serving in the Obama administration. Their father, Joseph Kennedy II, was elected to the House in 1986, where he served with Frank on the Financial Services Committee. They worked together on affordable housing...
Hmmm...Stanford and Harvard Business School? Correct me if I am wrong, but isn't Wall Street and the government - the two biggest drivers of the economic nightmare we find ourselves in - manned top to bottom by people with the identical pedigree? The Ivy League has, for the past two decades, taken hundreds of thousands of dollars from men and women to give them a slip of paper guaranteeing their credentials. Based on their results - and the wreckage all around us - that "guarantee" is worth less than the sheepskin it is printed on.
His stint in the DA's office was unremarkable, and his time in the Peace Corps was spent in the Dominican Republic - which has plenty of fun available on the side for a man with American dollars.
"That limo better have a hot chai latte waiting for me inside, or it's your ass! And speaking of your ass..."
A frustrated Conan O'Brien walks out of another writer's meeting...
Clift praises Joey's brother as "equally accomplished", and points to his service in the Obama White House as evidence of such. Again, think of the state of the nation and decide for yourself the value of that particular endorsement. And the fact that his father worked with Barney Frank on "affordable housing"? How has that worked out for you? Seen your property values lately?
Seems like Joe P. Kennedy is an intellectual waif, a resume-padder more interested in style than substance. In other words, a typical Democrat with a famous last name. But hey - if you can elect a president based on the crease of his pants...why not?
Incidentally, should Jeb Bush decide to jump in as a presidential candidate at a brokered Republican convention, what do you think Eleanor Clift would have to say about that? How many times would the phrases "nepotism", "inexperienced", and "1%" be used in her first piece about the former two-term Florida governor?