Lieberman Betrays Netkooks
After all they've done for him! Lieberman starts petition campaign
for independent slot on the ballot in Connecticut.Even should he lose in August -- and the most recent public poll shows him leading Lamont by 15 percentage points among likely primary voters -- Lieberman would retain his status as a registered Democrat. His name would not, however, appear on the ballot line with other Democrats.
Well, you can imagine how his good friends, the netkooks are reacting. AmericaBlog
: What a bastard. He is sooo important, that he can't abide by the decision of his party. Lieberman's arrogance is off the charts. He's addicted to his own power, or sense of power. And, clearly, he's smarter than the rest of the Democrats in Connecticut.
Christy Hardin Smith of the Firedogs
calls him "Sore Loserman". Heh.
One almost gets the sense that these liberal bloggers see themselves as Wile E. Coyote, having seen yet another brilliant plan fail, cursing their luck that the amazing Roadrunner has eluded them again. Let's hope that around the corner is a truck waiting to hit them, or a cliff they can fall off.
Update: Jane Hamsher on what the netkooks have accomplished
:It’s been a wild couple of days. Yesterday I had coffee with CTKeith and DeanFan84 who post at Dump Joe and My Left Nutmeg and got the whole history of the local blog scene and their advocacy for Lamont. It was very inspirational and I’ll certainly be writing more about it later, but for now suffice to say that it’s an impressive model for promoting progressive candidates throughout the country — at the very least they’ve forced an 18 year incumbent and former Vice Presidential nominee out of the party.