In a political vacuum, no one can hear you scream

Caroline Kennedy withdraws her name from consideration for Hillary's senate seat, presumably because Paterson wasn't going to give it to her.  This is the reason she wasn't qualified in the first place.  Kennedy was given much and did . . . not alot.  She never did anything big enough to risk failure.  This is the culmination of a career spent retreating from the arena before she could be marred by dust and sweat and blood, much less error.