Date registered: Apr 2004
Location: The BlueGrass State
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As a Poobah in the Order of the Sleepless Knights I can say that it is an honor [or honour] no matter why, just THAT you get sword. I had mine cedar wood grilled with mixed veggies on the side. Wait, that was swordfish.
Kennedy is receiving this high honor for a longstanding commitment to peace in Northern Ireland, an effort that helped make the Good Friday Accord possible in 1998.
That should be sufficient whether you agree with his politics or not.
Being smart is knowing the difference, in a sticky situation between a well delivered anecdote and a well delivered antidote - bear.