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Joy Reid Fawns Over Womanizing Kennedy Family

(MSNBC: June 18, 2017)

Amber Athey White House Correspondent

MSNBC host Joy Reid fawned over the Kennedy family in a series of tweets Wednesday, despite their womanizing, abusive, and downright immoral behavior.

Reid describes JFK as having a “roguish gallantry,” despite being consistently unfaithful to his wife, Jackie, and being accused of assaulting a waitress.

Reid says Robert Kennedy had “the seeds of goodness,” although he was considered just as much of a womanizer as JFK and was rumored to have had an affair with Jackie after JFK was assassinated.

Then there’s Ted Kennedy, who Reid says “chased redemption” — of course, redemption from crashing his car into a tidal channel and refusing to call authorities while his female companion drowned.

In one response, Reid says the Kennedy family is “Catholic in the best sense” and “embody that sense of obligation to humanity.”

Of course, Twitter wasn’t going to let Reid embellish the Kennedy legacy without some pushback.

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