Robert Stein 1924-2014

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The Unspeakable Joe Lieberman

In the midst of a national financial meltdown, the Senate's worst nightmare is playing political games by pushing a pointless resolution declaring the troop surge in Iraq a "strategic success"--a move designed to promote the presidential chances of his friend, John McCain.

"We would hope," Lieberman's spokesman said today with a straight face, "that Democrats and Republicans could stop fighting for a minute and send a bipartisan message of thanks to our courageous troops and their brilliant commander for a job well done."

When Democrats take firm control of the Senate next January, they will send a message to "Independent" Joe Lieberman by booting him out of the party caucus and chairmanship of the Homeland Security Committee as firmly as Democratic voters rejected him in their 2006 primary.

Meanwhile, Lieberman will continue to make himself as obnoxious as he was at the Republican convention before he is finally relegated to the irrelevance he so richly deserves.

1 comment:

Grace Nearing said...

That's the difference between the Senate and the House. While the market was tanking the other day (Tank No. 1), the House was in Special Orders and the distinguished member from some country music-loving state was declaring his partisan thanks to Toby Keith!