“U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman defeat in Connecticut offered tangible evidence of Democratic anger with President George W. Bush and the Iraq war and could be an early sign of a strong anti-incumbent mood before November’s election, analysts said on Wednesday. Lieberman, a three-term senator and vice presidential nominee in 2000, filed petitions on Wednesday to run as an independent against Democratic primary winner Ned Lamont after falling under a wave of voter anger for his war support.”
Charlottesville blogger Waldo Jaquith’s timely take on Lieberman’s plan to ignore the will of his fellow Democrats in Connecticut, and the sound advice of Virginia's Gov. Tim Kaine, is titled, “Sore Loserman after all.” Here’s a blurb from his post which hit the bulls-eye.
“... It is now clear that Sen. Lieberman’s top priority is Sen. Lieberman. Not the integrity of the process. Not his party. Not his state. Not the U.S. Senate.”