By Hank Sheinkopf
Judging by the screaming newspaper headlines and the steamy ecstasy of the gossip columns, people from other worlds might presume that it has already come to pass: that a woman who happens to be named Caroline Kennedy was pole-vaulted above the crowd and sent with magic wand and golden slippers to the U.S. Senate from New York, in the hope of saving the Empire State and bringing goodness to all its inhabitants.
After all, why shouldn't she be sent to the Senate?
Her unique experience of writing a book or two, smiling well, appearing from time to time - but not too often - at city mayoral news conferences announcing help for those who attend New York City public schools - and, well, just being a Kennedy - should suffice.
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