― This is an article I wrote for the Daily Telegraph readers’ blog in August 2009, following the death of Senator Edward Kennedy. It appeared under the heading Sir Mordred Reflects on the End of Camelot. I was reminded of it in discussion yesterday, when I said that if I were to choose a point in post-war American history where the country took a turn for the worse it would be the Kennedy presidency. I stands here as my testament on a tawdry dynasty. ∙ So, Edward Kennedy is dead, the [...].