Netroots Have Their Objective in November: Defeat a Democrat!
Anybody who thought the Huffpoers would be magnanimous in victory will be sorely disappointed this morning. It's all Joe & Ned over there
. They have seen the enemy, and it is they.
The always amusing Cenk Uygur
:The message has been sent. Get back to the middle. Get back to your voters. Get back to the principles we believe in. Stop cowing down to the Republicans. Otherwise you will have to answer to us. There will be a day of reckoning. Lieberman's day was today. And it felt great.
The best thing we can hope for the next time a vote like Sam Alito's filibuster or the Iraq War resolution comes up again is for the Democratic Senators to think, "Well, I don't want what happened to Joe to happen to me." Mission accomplished!
I think that's intended to be a play on Gaddafi & Saddam.Rick Jacobs
:Joe Lieberman has every right to run as independent. Those are the rules. And we as donors and grassroots leaders and patriots have every right to say to any and all Democrats, “you will support the nominee. If you do not, do not ever again ask for a dime for the DSCC or the DCCC or the DNC or for yourself. We cannot give money to institutions that carry the name Democrat but act as oligarchs.”
Joe has every right to run as an independent, but nobody has the right to support him.
RJ Eskow does the typical
"We won even if we lose," routine:As far back as January, 45% of the voters didn't want the Senator they had. The system worked. Now they'll have the chance to vote for someone they do want.
Whatever the outcome in November, that already qualifies as a happy ending.
Pam Meister, our favorite Connecticut blogger, has more