Lieberman Says What None Of Us Is Thinking
Yesterday, on ABC’s This Week With George Stephanopoulos, Joe Lieberman compared a leading presidential candidate with John F. Kennedy…71-year-old John McCain.
"It’s a strange turn of the road," Lieberman said, "When I find among the candidates running this year that the one, in my opinion, closest to the Kennedy legacy, is John S. McCain." Lieberman compared McCain’s- and his own- fervent support for the Iraq War with JFK warning against an isolationist America.
The Connecticut-Democrat-turned-Independent’s evocation of the "Kennedy legacy" may sound out of left field. But perhaps Lieberman knows something we don’t, given his extensive travels with the McCain campaign across the country and recent visit with McCain to Iraq.
McCain might be apprehensive with his good friend connecting him to a Democratic icon. But it really opens up the possibilities for comparisons. Is the next step to compare McCain with Lieberman’s former running mate, Al Gore?