Barack– The Last Kennedy Brother.
He turned that torch over to Barack Obama last year… Barack’s now the last brother:
Chris Matthews also used Teddy Kennedy’s death to bash conservatives as an angry mob of potential assassins.
NewsBusters has the transcript from this morning:
CHRIS MATTHEWS: You know there’s going to be a lot of talk about the tragic blessings of the Kennedy family, and the curse. And it’s all nonsense. These people were courageous risk takers. Kathleen Kennedy, the girl, the oldest daughter, she was killed with her lover traveling on a plane ride she never should have taken through terrible weather in Europe. Joe Kennedy, Jr. took a mission that nobody should have taken in a plane loaded with dynamite to go blow up the V-1 rocket sites. Jack Kennedy was killed in an open car in Dallas in the midst of the most hated–it’s like the mood we’re in right now.
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As Mark Finkelstein noted- JFK was killed by a communist, not a right winger.