This writer grew up watching the Kennedy family. We watched and followed John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy. We cried with the nation when those great men were assassinated. We were saddened when Senator Ted Kennedy seemed to fail the legacy. But Ted Kennedy is a man who demonstrates that there is salvation in America.
Ted Kennedy – whether you like his politics or not – has become one of the most influential, forceful, and effective United States Senators in our great history.
The evangelical fundamentalists who regularly rail against Kennedy received their education on Kennedy sponsored Pell Grants. Their children receive better health care, and their pay is higher because of Ted Kennedy.
Here is Ted Kennedy at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. He is frail from age and a recent struggle with a brain tumor. Check him out here – thanks to MSNBC for the video: