I asked Peter Canellos, the Washington bureau chief and national political columnist for The Boston Globe, Kennedy’s home town newspaper, why Kennedy embraced Obama over Hillary, and why he’s showing up tonight at the convention despite his serious illness. Peter and his colleagues are working on a definitive multi-part series for the Globe on Ted Kennedy.
Adds Peter’s colleague, Globe reporter Susan Milligan: “Kennedy’s appearance also shows that Obama’s supporters within the party aren’t just a bunch of drug-addled college kids.”
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