Tuesday, November 14, 2006

from the last chance democracy cafe

an article on da liebs (i can't help adding, 'i told ya')

I hate Joe Lieberman

Time and time again during the campaign, Joe Lieberman promised that if elected as an independent, after losing the Democratic nomination to Ned Lamont, he would caucus with the Democrats. And given how politically dark blue Connecticut is, absent that pledge he’d have stood little chance of winning.
But as so many of us predicted, now that he’s safely back in office he’s starting to play footsie with the GOP.
(AP) Lieberman Wishes to Be Called Independent Democrat
He was asked about a scenario in which he might become uncomfortable as Democrats sought to enforce party discipline and then the GOP offered to keep him as a committee chairman and respect his seniority if he switched..........

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