What a motley crew Biden has chosen to assist him in selecting a VP running mate. It tells us all we need to know as to the crew he will pick to join him in the White House. The outstanding pick has to be the old war horse Chris Dodd. Just when the memory thankfully starts to fade the “The Kennedy-Dodd Waitress Sandwich Information Clearinghouse comes to mind I posted back in 2009.
Amazing how these old posts come back to life…..
In 1985, Dodd and fellow Senator Ted Kennedy were out (with dates) for a night on the town at La Brasserie. Much liquor was consumed–that will come as a shock to those of us familiar with Ted Kennedy–and the two Senators were at one point unaccompanied by their dates. The Senators made a “Waitress Sandwich” out of some poor, unsuspecting waitress.
If you’re not entirely sure what that means, let’s just say you wouldn’t want to be the waitress
“Dodd and Kennedy were also reported to have made a ‘human sandwich’ with a waitress at La Brasserie, another Capitol Hill restaurant. The report had it that Kennedy threw the woman on Dodd, who was slumped in a chair, and then jumped on top of her. She was said to have run screaming from the room.”
Summary of 1989 Penthouse magazine article, summarized by the Washington Times:
“When she put in an appearance in their private retreat – ‘The Teddy Kennedy Fun Room’ – the Massachusetts senator picked her up and heaved her onto a table. The crystal candlesticks and champagne glasses shattered as he grabbed her again and flung her on top of Dodd.
“Then Kennedy threw himself on top of the woman. The waitress implored Mr. Kennedy to ‘Get off me!’
“Another waitress entered to find ‘things all tipped over and Kennedy was on top, [the waitress] was in the middle and Dodd was on the bottom.’ At that point the sandwich was disassembled.”
I see Hot Air has picked up the story yesterday.
Unbelievable. I bet all those women’s groups that held off criticizing Joe Biden over Tara Reade’s allegations are happy they held off going public now, eh? Biden has spent the past year pandering to women by promising to pick a female running mate. Today, his campaign announced that those candidates will have to pass through the vetting of former senator Chris Dodd, co-author of one of the most notorious stories of sexual harassment and assault from Capitol Hill.
“Selecting a vice presidential candidate is one of the most important decisions in a presidential campaign and no one knows this more than Joe Biden,” Jen O’Malley Dillon, the candidate’s campaign manager, said in a statement. “These four co-chairs reflect the strength and diversity of our party, and will provide tremendous insight and expertise to what will be a rigorous selection and vetting process. We are grateful for their service to the campaign and for their leadership.”
Biden on March 15 went on the record saying he would select a woman to be his running mate. He made the pledge during a Democratic presidential debate in Washington, D.C., and followed up with a Twitter message soon afterward.
Dodd served in the Senate for 30 years, from 1981 to 2011. He declined to seek reelection in 2010 after being closely associated with a multibillion-dollar bailout of corporations in response to the Great Recession and financial crisis of 2007-09. In addition, Dodd took heat for a discounted VIP mortgage loan he received from a subprime lender and was behind in the polls at the time of his retirement announcement.
After leaving the Senate, Dodd served for more than six years as chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, the lobbying arm of Hollywood film studios.
Other than that all is well in the swamp