Chappaquiddick Island

50 years ago, a young woman—and a presidential candidacy—died

50 years ago, on July 19 or 20, Mary Jo Kopechne died in a submerged car. There was no “me too” movement 50 years ago.  Americans were not as aware as we are today, in the Epstein era, of the pervasive moral corruption of their elites.  So her killer, Democrat Senator Edward Kennedy,  went on to a long career in the D.C. Swamp, being hailed by fellow Democrats as “the lion of the Senate.”