Thursday, August 10, 2006

Top Democrats drop support of Lieberman - Yahoo! News

61% in poll say Lieberman should not run as an independent.

But does that matter to the egotistical Soreloserman? Hell no.

Any Democrat who votes for Lieberman in November is a fool. He will get Republican support, that's for sure.

Top Democrats drop support of Lieberman - Yahoo! News:

Even so, top Senate Democrats, including John Kerry and Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, Harry Reid of Nevada, Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey and Chuck Schumer of New York, said they supported Lamont as the duly elected choice of Connecticut's Democratic voters.

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton stopped short of calling on Lieberman to quit the race but urged the senator to 'search his conscience and decide what is best for Connecticut and for the Democratic Party.'

Lieberman said he was not bothered by losing the support of his colleagues, noting he lost the primary even with their backing. 'In the end, the people make up their own minds, and this is going to be a people's campaign,' he said.

The defeat put Lieberman in the familiar role of a go-it-alone politician. He was the first prominent Democrat to openly criticize President Clinton's conduct with Monica Lewinsky. His support for the Iraq war and his defense of President Bush also have made him unpopular with members of his own party and gave Lamont a powerful platform on which to run.

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