Intermarkets' Privacy Policy

Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!

Recent Entries
Absent Friends
Bandersnatch 2024
GnuBreed 2024
Captain Hate 2023
moon_over_vermont 2023
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info:
maildrop62 at proton dot me
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups

Donation Drive! | Main | Tom Ricks: The Video
August 07, 2006

Lieberman Closes Gap To 6 Points

In a Qunnippinininapipianianinac poll (posible spelling error), not one of those fakey internal polls.

He could win.

Because a great number of Lamont's most passionate supporters do not know where their local polling station is, or have valid ID, or even know enough to thorougly wash their junk at least once per month.

Here's the deal: Lieberman will not run as an independent. He says he will, but that's part of a bluff strategy to convince people not to vote him out. He's holding the spoiler card up his sleeve.

But he won't play it. Politicians want to be beloved, not despised. If Lamont wins, then the entire Democratic establishiment, as well as the grassroots, will wail for Lieberman to drop out of the race. (As mentioned on FoxNews Sunday yesterday.)

He will collect the signatures to run as an independent, to keep his options open, but ultimately, he will bow out. It would take a very tough man to completely ignore the passionate opinions of his fellow party members, and I don't think Joe Lieberman is that kind of tough.

If he had been, he would have more frequently voted against his party, instead of (like famously reasonable-talking Daniel Patrick Moynihan) always saying all the right things before voting almost down-the-line with the liberal wing of the party.

I don't think we're going to have an Independent Lieberman as Senator. It's a nice dream, but ultimately no one wants to be reviled by the people who once admired you.

Whether or not a Lamont win helps or hurts the Democrats is open to debate.

I know one thing: If Lamont wins, you're going to see Kos' face everywhere, and you will not be able to read about politics for the next five months without seeing him praised as The Man Who Crashed The Gates.

I don't know if I can handle that, man. I really don't.

Now the Netroots Are Gunning For Ed Rendell? They're going to purge the party for ideological purity until the only three Democrats left are Helen Thomas, Cynthia McKinney, that liberal jagweed The Green Arrow.

Some superpower. Shooting arrows. Yeah, that's impressive. You can do something my ten year old niece Heather does at Bible camp.

Aquaman laughs at the Green Arrow.

digg this
posted by Ace at 04:55 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
mikeski: " NOOD ONTrump ..."

Puddleglum at work: "Democrat politicians are handling this well, judgi ..."

JohnFNotKerry: "Oh well FJB ..."

13times: "Video shows the SS counter sniper taking the shot ..."

Stateless: "So, anything happen today? ..."

Ciampino - Shooting update #10: "I nooded ..."

runner: "Nice job , Jordan! and nooded ! ..."

enough BS: " Pepsi Co. Posted by: weft cut-loop at July 13, ..."

JohnFNotKerry: "first, maybe ..."

mnw: "Daily Mail had an interview with an ER doctor who ..."

Ciampino - Shooting update #08: "NOOD ONT ..."

Notorious BFD: "[i]Maybe the shooter was just angry at the oil can ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64