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August 20, 2006

John Kerry's Judas Moment: Joe Lieberman The "New Cheney"

Asked for comment, Mrs. Lieberman responed, "I assure you that that is not the case, thank God."

Meet the new boss, definitely not the old boss. The new boss is unbridled, unhinged, unrepetetant, unreformed neoleftism that the Democrats had been running from for thirty years.

Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., blasted a fellow Democrat, Sen. Joe Lieberman, for continuing his bid in the Connecticut Senate race despite a narrow loss to newcomer Ned Lamont in the Democratic primary earlier this month.

"I'm concerned that [Lieberman] is making a Republican case," Kerry told ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" in an exclusive appearance.

Kerry accused the 2000 Democratic vice presidential candidate of "adopting the rhetoric of Dick Cheney," on the issue of Iraq.

"Joe Lieberman is out of step with the people of Connecticut," Kerry added, insisting Lieberman's stance on Iraq, "shows you just why he got in trouble with the Democrats there."

Kerry called Lieberman's independent bid a "huge mistake" and applauded businessman-turned-politician Lamont as "courageous" for challenging Lieberman on the war.

Of his own views on Iraq, Kerry stated forthrightly, "The course of this country in Iraq is making the world more dangerous."

"Forthrightly." ABCNews, shockingly enough, just editorialized in a supposedly straight-reportage piece.

There's hardly anything "forthright" about John Kerry. The truth of the matter is that almost all Democrat were against the Iraq War but voted for it anyway for the sake of political expediency and to retain presidential viability.

Republicans voted for the Iraq War because they believed in it. They may or may not have been wrong -- but they beleived the war was the proper response to Saddam Hussein.

Democrats voted for the Iraq War, a war they believed was doomed to become a Vietnam-style quagmire, in order to to retain/expand poltiical power.

Which is worse?

John Kerry voted for a war he never believed in, and always thought would result in thousands of American casualties, because he was too chickenshit to voice his true beliefs.

John Kerry voted for the deaths of 2500+ American soldiers not to vindicate a mission he believed in but to help get him elected President.

And yet no visits from Cindy Sheehan, eh?

"Forthrightly." Okay.



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