Lame duck Rhode Island Representative Patrick Kennedy will never win any style points for his oratory. Unlike his late father and his brother, he doesn’t captivate an audience.
But he certainly attracted attention Wednesday when he took to the House floor and blasted the media for caring more about an obscure former congressman than the war, during a speech on U.S. policy in Afghanistan.
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Really, who ever heard of former Rep. Eric Massa until he quit amid sexual harassment allegations?
You watch the cable news channels and you’d think Massa was…a Kennedy.