One of Kennedy’s close friends, former editor of Newsweek and New York Times Magazine Ed Klein, tells the Diane Rehm Show that Chappaquiddick jokes were high up on the list (audio here, at 30:10):

I don’t know if you know this or not, but one of his favorite topics of humor was indeed Chappaquiddick itself. And he would ask people, “have you heard any new jokes about Chappaquiddick?” That is just the most amazing thing. It’s not that he didn’t feel remorse about the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, but that he still always saw the other side of everything and the ridiculous side of things, too.

Was that brain tumor funny, Ted?

From Teddy’s montage.

I found the Huffy Poo piece disgusting.  I won’t link to it however, I will link to how I feel.

We don’t know how much Kennedy was affected by her death, or what she’d have thought about arguably being a catalyst for the most successful Senate career in history.

Still, ignorance doesn’t preclude a right to wonder.
Who knows — maybe she’d feel it was worth it.

Teddy wanted to go to heaven.

The Pope is NOT laughing, but his silence speaks volumes.