A two-sentence summation of today’s opinion by New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd: People say Caroline Kennedy is coasting into the Senate on the basis of her connections to influential people, but that’s bizarre to assert, because what Congress needs is an infusion of class.
1. Wealthy socialite and daughter of former president declares interest in becoming United States Senator. 2. Wealthy socialite gets in touch with billionaire mayor of the Big Apple. 3. Billionaire mayor deploys top aide to contact powerholders across New York State with message that wealthy
She can talk, a little bit! What more does Caroline Kennedy need to do to prove that she is qualified to be a United States Senator?