Caroline Kennedy has retrieved her tiara from the ring. She’s no longer a candidate for appointment to the U.S. Senate.
Amid all signs that the princess’s coach was rapidly turning into a pumpkin, one of her minions issued an e-mail just after midnight saying she was withdrawing for “personal reasons.”
The New York media will be all over this like beans on rice, especially because the “personal reasons” supposedly include the deteriorating health of Uncle Ted Kennedy — and that explanation is ludicrous.
Anyway, you might want to start with a slightly more detached version of the stormy last few hours of the Kennedy scion’s ill-fated would-be reign. From the Washington Post:
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 22, 2009