John Kerry recently appeared on CNN and was actually asked about the hypocrisy of Democrats who have held up Bill Clinton and Ted Kennedy as heroes. Kerry actually defended Ted Kennedy, who was a massive drinker.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Kerry Defends Ted Kennedy: ‘He Stood Up And Owned Moments Where He Knew He Stepped Over the Line’
Kerry, who formerly served as a senator in Massachusetts, appeared on CNN’s “The Lead,” where he discussed his new book, Every Day is Extra, and pushed back against host Jake Tapper’s question about whether Democrats have held people like Kennedy and former Democratic President Bill Clinton accountable for their actions.
Following an exchange about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has denied all claims, Tapper asked Kerry about Kennedy and Clinton.
“I’ve heard Ted Kennedy’s name invoked in the last week or two and Bill Clinton’s name invoked in the last week or two by conservatives saying Democrats seeded the moral high ground on a lot of these sexual assault and sexual harassment issues by standing by people like Bill Clinton and Ted Kennedy because of the good things in their view that they did,” Tapper said…
“He stood up and owned moments where he knew he’d stepped over the line, so I think that—and he wasn’t about to be nominated to a lifetime position,” Kerry said. “In fact, he said to the people of Massachusetts, if you think I shouldn’t stay here, then, you know—he took those returns and then he was elected another six times.”
Watch the video:
What a hypocrite. Democrats have heaped praise on Ted Kennedy for years.