The Press: Fun & Acid for Ted

"Don't you think that Teddy is one Kennedy too many?" asked Syndicated Columnist Inez Robb last week. She was addressing a mythical Massachusetts ward heeler named James Aloysius Smythe, who did not agree. In fact, Smythe thought that it "was sporting of Teddy to wait until he was 30, instead of asking for an act of Congress or maybe a constitution amendment to lower the qualifying age for U.S. Senators to 25 or maybe even 21."

"It seems to me that this Administration's got a chance to make its mark with the first all-family...

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