(RNC Chairman Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL), Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Teddy Kennedy (D-Mass) gloating at the May 17, 2007 press conference announcing the Kennedy-Bush Amnesty/ Immigration Surge Bill).It was originally from a May 18, 2007 Boston Globe article by Susan Milligan saying Adversaries praise a relentless Kennedy | As clock ticked, senator pressed sides for a pact. Of course, they weren’t really adversaries—it’s the old bipartisan conspiracy against the American people.But the Republican praise for the evil Senator Kennedy (now dead) was nauseating. Lindsey Graham said “I can`t tell you how impressed I am with Senator Kennedy..." (see Patrick Cleburne here)and the photograph above got bad reactions in the right-wing internet: see Ted Kennedy — Republican Hero? by John Hawkins, Right-Wing News, May 18, 2007.Just as there is no longer a Soviet Union for Communist sympathizers to betray America to, there is no longer a Ted Kennedy for treacherous Republicans to betray their party (and America) to. They’re making do with Obama and the current Democratic caucus.In Comprehensive U.S. Immigration Plan Coming This Week -McCain, Newsmax January 27, 2013, we read that McCain recently said
“the plan was much like a 2007 immigration proposal that died during the presidency of George W. Bush.”And came close to ending his political career, among others. In a recent blog post about political courage, I said that McCain’s survival instincts had caused him to back off this kind of destructive amnesty appeal, but I also said that “ex-fighter pilot and POW McCain does have courage. So does a weasel.” Here we go again!