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Lieberman Caught in a Campaign Lie

Joe Lieberman (I) recently endorsed Senator John McCain (R) for President, despite his previous promise to help send a (D) to the White House in 2008.

Poor, confused Joe Lieberman. I hope his constituency retires his confused ass in the next election.

Like McCain, Lieberman has been among the strongest Iraq war supporters in Congress. He and McCain traveled together to Iraq over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Lamont, in a statement Monday, voiced displeasure with Lieberman's decision to back McCain instead of a Democrat.

"With voters just weeks away from making their first decisions, Democrats are lucky to have many extraordinary candidates running for President," Lamont said. "I am disappointed that Senator Lieberman does not feel the same way."

Lamont also pointedly recalled that Lieberman during their 2006 race had talked about wanting to elect a Democrat to the White House in 2008.

"During our debate last year, Senator Lieberman intoned that he wanted to 'elect a Democratic President in 2008,' and that my election would 'frustrate and defeat our hope of doing that.' With his endorsement of John McCain today, it is now clear that Joe Lieberman is the one working to defeat our hopes."

Update: And here's Joe endorsing John:

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