In after drinking at a party, Ted Kennedy drove his car off a bridge in Chappaquiddick. His passenger Mary Jo Kopechne drowned in the vehicle. Kennedy fled the scene and didn't report the accident for 9 hours, for which he received a suspended sentence.
Ted Kennedy (Democrat-MA) - "But they can't build it there. That's where I sail my yacht." - Speaking about why a wind farm cannot to built at Cape Wind. And you thought liberals were supposed to be in favor of alternative energy sources.