In her new autobiography, “A Fighting Chance,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren has some strange words for Sen. Ted Kennedy.
Warren, who now holds the noted philanderer’s Massachusetts Senate seat, writes about her adoring reaction after first meeting with the hero of Chappaquiddick, saying, “After pushing the button for an elevator, I put my forehead against the cool, stainless-steel wall in the twenty-fourth-floor lobby. And then I started to cry.”
“Politics so often feels dirty to me — all the lobbyists and the cozy dealings and the special favors for those who could buy access,” the then-professor-turned-bureaucrat writes on page 63. “But as I stood in the lobby outside Ted Kennedy’s office, I felt as if I’d been washed clean.” (RELATED: 10 women Ted Kennedy didn’t kill 44 years ago today)
Kennedy, whose presidential chances were derailed when he killed Mary Jo Kopechne in 1969, is also infamous for less deadly antics, including renting an entire brothel in Chile and making Carrie Fisher really uncomfortable.