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Patrick Kennedy celebrates substance abuse award by getting cut off at a bar

Old 04-30-10, 01:25 PM
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Patrick Kennedy celebrates substance abuse award by getting cut off at a bar

A sad story from Washington as Congressman Patrick Kennedy was seen drinking heavily in a bar after accepting an award for his battle against substance abuse.

Roll Call newspaper reported that at 11. p.m on Tuesday Kennedy was seen entering the bar , the Capitol Lounge and taking a seat at the counter.

In the space of a few minutes Kennedy downed six vodka shots and only stopped when the bartender refused to serve him

Earlier in the night, Kennedy had received an award for his work on addiction issues at the annual fundraising dinner for N Street Village, a local charity that helps low-income women battle homelessness and drug addiction.

Kennedy was introduced at the event by his one-time substance abuse sponsor, former Rep. Jim Ramstad (R-Minn.).

He talked about his personal history in his acceptance speech and recalled the late night in 2006 when he crashed his car into a Capitol Hill barricade and was sent to rehab for a prescription drug addiction.
http://www.irishcentral.com/story/ne...-92405599.html

I guess alcohol doesn't count as a drug.
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I guess alcohol doesn't count as a drug.
It's an essential bodily fluid for a Kennedy.
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Alcohol "not counting as a drug" is a very common viewpoint.
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Old 04-30-10, 01:40 PM
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So Niall O'Dowd just plagiarized the (impeccably sourced) Roll Call story, except he punched it up a bit because the original lacked that extra frisson of irony?

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Earlier in the night, Kennedy had received an award for his work on addiction issues at the annual fundraising dinner for N Street Village, a local charity that helps low-income women battle homelessness and drug addiction.
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Earlier in the night, Kennedy received an award for his work on mental health issues at the annual fundraising dinner for N Street Village, a local charity that helps low-income women battle homelessness and drug addiction.
http://www.rollcall.com/issues/55_122/hoh/45587-1.html
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You're right Dork, the 'Douchebag' story is more accurate.
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I just hope the fucker wasn't driving this time. Asshole.
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Those gosh-darn Kennedys and their hobo-booze! What a bunch!

There's Schadenfreude in the fact that a family that made it's money from bootleg whiskey can't seem to pour itself out of a bottle.
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I ask myself again why Weed isn't legal.
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I drink and I drive
I'm the only one in my car who gets out alive
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I ask myself again why Weed isn't legal.
Because of the children?
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Like father, like son.
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Typical politician. Do what I say, not what I do.
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