Monday, April 11, 2005
With Democrats like these who needs Republicans
If the state Democratic convention were held right now, Lieberman wouldn't have the votes to get the nomination without doing some very, very, very serious arm twisting--and even then he might not have the votes. Maybe the population still likes Joe Lieberman, but his friends in the Democratic Party are having second or third thoughts about him. To some it's the votes, to others it's the war, to still others it's the Dem-bashing rhetoric, while others are concerned about the spectacle of Lieberman at Bush's elbow when Bush signs some particularly un-Democratic piece of legislation. But even more telling is that his good friends, people who've known him for 20 or 30 years and who came into politics with him or came up in the party with him, don't want to be associated with him. .
from Myrna Watanabe -- a Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee member
Read more at the DailyKos Blog
Here is one of my favorite quotes from Myrna Watanabe
One town chair sent me the following email: "Tell him he doesn't have to come to
XXX either, unless it's to announce he isn't going to run again." Another town
chair told me, "We hate him here!" He probably doesn't have many friends on
State Committee either. When he responded to my question by saying that he had a 70 percent favorable rating, someone in the back yelled out, "From Republicans!"
Read more at Swing State Project Blog
Lieberman seems to only care about poll numbers NOT about his own political party. But is he really that safe? Check out these poll number conparisons at DailyKos.
Joe MUST GO!!!
Don't forget about my favorite anti-Lieberman Webpage: