ST. PAUL (CNN) – Lieberman’s making an anti-partisan speech in front of a deeply partisan audience. Republicans see Lieberman as a way to attract Jewish voters. But polls indicate that Jews solidly prefer Obama, and that Lieberman’s popularity among Jewish voters has diminished. But it makes for an interesting tableau: odd to hear mention of global warming at a Republican convention.
He praised Clinton to a Republican audience – not generally safe thing to do. He’s trying to paint McCain as a more genuine unifier than Obama. The idea of John McCain as a maverick has become an object of heated partisan dispute. Maybe in 2000 it was undisputed. But not this year. And they’re beginning to raise questions about Sarah Palin as a maverick too. Did she really oppose the Bridge to Nowhere?
Lieberman’s days in the Senate Democratic caucus are numbered. The moment Democrats get enough votes to hold a majority without him, he’s gone.
Joe Lieberman just threw it down!! Wow. I am so fired up!!
The game is ON, my friends!!
kick him out of the party please
Lieberman is a loser who has lost his steam. He's fading very fast into political irrelevance.
Lieberman stinks! I'm disguisted after listening to his rant.
That's the first time I've ever seen a man throw himself under the bus. I agree with the majority comment. The Democrats are going to shun him now until he's gone.