Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) has just announced that he is not running for reelection in 2010
citing â€?personal reasons.â€?
Translation: he knew he could not win reelection.
The MSM is reporting that Kennedyâ€™s approval ratings
have been on the decline, but they neglect to mention the immigration factor. But immigration is now a red hot issue in Rhode Island
, and Ted Kennedyâ€™s
son has been pathetically open borders for the entire 15 years he`s been in office (career grade of â€?Fâ€?
Kennedyâ€™s Republican opponent in 2010, R.I. State Rep. John Loughlin
, has been a strong supporter
of a statewide E-Verify program
that Kennedy has opposed. Loughlin has also made several encouraging pro-enforcement statements and recently hired
some of Scott Brownâ€™s former campaign advisers.Imagine a federal government that will be Kennedy free for the first time since 1947? If that`s not progress, I don`t know what is.