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Lieberman Faces Censure for Speaking at GOP Convention

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Revmitchell, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    Connecticut Democrats are considering whether to ask Sen. Joe Lieberman to leave the party for speaking at the Republicans' convention and backing GOP presidential nominee John McCain.


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    What the Connecticut democrat party thinks won't matter much to Lieberman.

    They turned on him the last time he ran for office.

    I doubt he has forgotten.
     
  3. JustChristian

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    He should leave the party. If he is a Republican he should just come out and say it. Come oput of the closet so to speak.
     
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    That's the thing. He isn't. He still caucuses with Dems. He's no Independant. He's a Dem. But they won't have him. I'd hate to see him join the GOP just because the Dems won't allow a maverick in their ranks.

    Wonder why they didn't go after Zell Miller like this? Afraid he'd pull a pistol on them like he threatened Chris Matthews? :laugh:
     
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    The only thing (I am aware of) that Joe has in common with the GOP is his stance on National Security (and Israel). In all other matters he is a liberal Democrat.

    You gotta love Zell...:thumbs:
     
  6. JustChristian

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    He can caucus with them all he wants but if he thinks and talks like a Republican and therefore is justifiably rejected by the Democrats he is a Republican.
     
  7. LeBuick

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    The reasons he listed at the convention for going with McCain weren't liberal views. Perhaps he's a hybrid.
     
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    And I thought the Dems were the party of tolerance and diversity.

    Apparently not.
     
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    They would have us believe it, but in all things un-liberal, they show their hypocrisy as usual.
     
  10. KenH

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    I see no reason for the Democrats in Connecticut to allow someone who is supporting a Republican for president to remain in their party regardless of diversity.
     
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    You are correct. Joe has to go! :laugh:
     
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    Lieberman did not leave the Democrat party, the Democrat Party left Lieberman
     
  13. Bro. Curtis

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    Well I don't particularly want a guy who votes 90% ultra-leftist in my party, either. Gotta be tough for Joe, being wrong on every political issue there is, right now.
     
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