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  • Dave J.

    Can’t wait until he “thanks” President Obama by starting some bullshit investigation of the White House in 2009.

    The Dems never learn, do they?

  • zkemeny

    Its the Cheney hunting accident all over again. Joe Lieberman shoots the Democrats in the face, and the Democrats apologize for blocking his shot.

  • queeraselvis v 2.0

    Not to worry. One more bone-headed move by Joe Schmoe and Rahm E. will have someone stick his nuts in a pirahna tank.

  • shortsshortsshorts

    Yoseph Liebermoff is not Governmental, has never been known for his Affairs, and is certainly not a Committee. I call bullshit. Obviously Charlie Christ would have been the better choice, even though he is not a Senator and is not the ruling party. Aww fuck it. The picture makes me inclined to go with Dumbo.

    Yes. Dumbo should lead the Governmental Affairs Committee.

  • bago

    Joe the rat?

  • shortsshortsshorts

    Oh wait, that’s a rat. FUCK. Like Liebermoff. hahaha I get it WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME?

  • ManchuCandidate

    I guess the Demrats needed somebody to play Judas in this real life production of Preznit Barry Obama, Superstar.

  • blinky_twinkie

    I can’t wait to see the pics this hag has of the Democratic leadership inflagrante delicto. Jeebus…

  • magic titty

    Fuck Joe Lieberman. And I’m not happy with Forgiving Barry either.
    Maybe Joe will have to make Barack and Michelle brunch every Sunday or something.

  • dano

    They’ll probably just freeze him out every time he walks in the room “high school girl style”.

  • Serolf Divad

    Seriously, and this is the guy who Obama campaigned for when he lost his primary challenge in 2006.

    Count me as one who would have rather seen an Obama Corleone than an Obama of Nazareth this time ’round.

  • Palin-Plumber2012

    They can take this back in 2010 and find a good Democrat for 2012 to send Joe to the gas chamber of retirement, right?

  • NoWireHangers

    This Dirty Rat Bastard Joe Lieberman may yet be of use to us. Let’s wait and see how this all plays out. He can always be killed later.

  • AxmxZ

    It’s like with Hilldog for SoS – keep your friends close, and your enemies chairing their own little roosts. Because it’s better to have them with you than against you.

  • FMA

    [re=179693]Serolf Divad[/re]: Don’t worry. In the near future, Joey will wake up in a Nevada whorehouse with a dead hooker and Obama will send Rahm to clean things up and remind Joey that “Barack Obama helps his friends” as long as they know how to repay a favor.

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  • DemmeFatale

    Joe gets the “automatic mute response” once reserved for W and Bay. (And Sarah.)

  • glamourdammerung

    I am unsure who I am more annoyed with, Lieberman for being a fuckwit or the Senate Democrats for enabling it. Actually, I am sure, but I try to avoid calling Harry Reid a pussy more than three times a day.

  • Iggy Plop

    O.k. fine, let the little baby keep his fucking committee. But can’t the Dems contrive some ritual humiliation for him? Chain him prone to the Capitol steps for a day, and anybody who wants can come up and kick him in the gonads? That would redistribute some karma.

  • ella

    So he’s up for re-election in 2012. I wonder who this lucky slimeball will support for president then?

  • TGY

    Barry *does* need somebody to test hand buzzers and ‘whoopee’ cushions on.

  • loquaciousmusic

    That’s all right. We’ll vote him out in ’12.

  • monty

    [re=179714]Iggy Plop[/re]: or pee on him, just to humble him. a little humiliation goes a long way.

  • Aurelio

    The Dems are so close to a filibuster-proof majority that they will even kiss the shriveled old ass of Holy Joe in the hope that, once in a while, he may actually be their 60th vote. And Holy Joe will undoubtedly demand further blackmail payments.

  • Toomush Infermashun

    Calm down – Barry did say he was going to cross the aisle….there’s not much over there…this is going to be like the dormouse in the teapot…

  • DemmeFatale

    [re=179709]glamourdammerung[/re]: This is the beginning of the end for ol’ Harry “no pulse” Reid

    (And Mormons aren’t exactly the Dem’s favorite people just now.)

  • Hooray For Anything

    [re=179693]Serolf Divad[/re]: I still think this is all a set up and at some point, Obama’s going to suggest Joe go on a little fishing trip.

  • kimbongil

    this is his last go round and will be gone in 2012, CTers have had it with his embarrassments and will not make the same mistake again. the worst part about toads like Lieberman, is that they stick around the DC landscape and profit handsomely on their name alone. that is unless he is convicted of something or falls into a little boys rear end on videotape

    in the meantime, he will be of no use to the Democrats, just a resentful little prick who will take pleasure in jamming things up so people will have to kiss his ring

  • Mustang

    That’s a really flattering picture of Joe. Too bad he was caught in an awkward moment getting ready to hump that building.

  • Anonymous Office Zombie

    Yeah, and once upon a time Senator Brutus betrayed his friend Caesar and joined Caesar’s enemy Pompey in a civil war against him, and after Caesar won, he restored Brutus to the Senate with no hard feelings. And we all know how that one turned out.

    I’d beware the Ides of March this year, if I were NoBama.

  • eatsshootsleaves

    Don’t blame Barry, though he is a pussy. Blame Democrats in general. They are all pussies. And it’s the fault of our pussyfooted legislative body, not our president-elect, who basically only said that he had no opinion on it.

  • Carrie_Okie

    You know what? Fuck Harry Reid too. With a meat hook.

  • Min

    Did anyone bother to check the Congressional Lost and Found? Someone might have found the Democrats’ balls and turned them in.

  • S.Luggo

    No doubt Lieberperson will ascribe this outcome to Hopey’s inexperience.

  • Miller

    I hope Obama has a good shocked face worked up for 2 seconds after Lieberman gets his first opportunity to spit in the face of all his “friends”. I bet Obama will look so shocked and hurt, but really, he should have known better. Great job Hopey, I’m sure Joe appreciates your magnanimous gesture.


  • Ted Perino

    Let’s revisit this toward the end of January or February.

    “Can you get me off the hook, Rahm? For old times’ sake?”

  • Destonio

    Can’t believe they’re rewarding that gutter-dwelling whore.

  • shortsshortsshorts

    [re=179767]eatsshootsleaves[/re]: Dood if I can’t blame anyone than how the fuck am I suppose to organize a massive book burning or witch drowning? You are killing the potential for fun here, sir.

  • sati demise

    Still have hope that Obama will close down ‘Homeland Security’ in the interest of government competence. There needs to be a complete revision of this department and the Patriot act.

    [re=179740]kimbongil[/re]: Promise? You Conneticut Dems need to kick this fuc*er out of office since Harry Reed cannot seem to do his job. Then, how do we get rid of limp d*ck Reed?

  • ProfessorJukes

    Joe will NOT get re-elected in CT. He’s already been forced to move out of his hometown of New Haven and live in Stamford, which totally sucks.

    [re=179704]FMA[/re]: I was going to go with a Hyman Roth/Frankie-Five-Angels riff… “It was Roth who tried to have me killed. If Hyman Roth sees that I interceded with you in the Rosato Brothers’
    favor, he’ll think his relationship with me is still sound. You make the peace with the Rosato Brothers on their terms. Let the word out that I forced you …and when the time is right, I’ll take my revenge.”

  • Chief Grinning Eagle

    Uncle Tom retains Uncle Joe.

  • randomsausage

    Lieberman is the Elmer Fudd of Senate politics.

    I mean how twatish does Liebergit look right now? He had to beg to keep hold of his pweshious wittle chaiwmanship.

    Thwank wu Bawwack!

  • yellowdogdem

    [re=179738]Hooray For Anything[/re]: He could take a fishing trip with Cheney down that river that was in “Deliverance.”

  • bitchincamaro

    [re=179696]NoWireHangers[/re]: I tend to agree with you. It’s the “revenge is best served cold” theory.

  • Chief Grinning Eagle

    [re=179838]randomsausage[/re]:”Lets all go Looney Tunes and Ciwcumsize the gwobe. . . ”
    “And uh – nuh nuh nuh nuh nuh no-o-o-o-o-o-o-o puh puh puh pork!

    Uh blitah uh blitah uh blitah uh blitta. That’s All Folk’s!!!”

  • gjdodger

    Barry will get Lieberman back. He’ll make Ned Lamont the Secretary of Homeland Security.

  • King of Pants

    People, let’s gain some perspective here. True, Lieberman is a vain little twat with an outsized and unwarranted sense of self-importance, and yes he went on TV and said awful things about Dear Leader, but really, what is he? A reliable vote on legislation that matters to the Democrats, a possible 60th vote on cloture, and a spaceholder for four years. Ousting him now goes against the core Obama message of changehopelolfrenemies. (One can question the value of Obama relentlessly believing his own BS to this degree, but that’s a larger question.)

    Besides, what’s Lieberman going to do? Subpoena Obama? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH *cough wheeze* Oh, ungrateful little Joe will try and shiv Obama? AHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Joe’s easily played. Flatter him a little, say the right words and he’ll do anything you want. Besides, Obama owns him. This was all about a power play. Sure, Joe could go caucus with the Republicans — but he’d still lose his chairmanship. Joe gains nothing by breaking away except wallowing in his own vanity. And Obama’s game was simple: of course you get to keep your seniority, Joe, because you have no other choice.

    So yeah, we might all think he’s a shit-swilling rat, but a very smart move by Obama, or my name’s not Dick Morris. Wait, what?

  • MarieDeGournay

    Son of a bitch!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Borat

    What is Connecticut saying about this guy? Are they all luv for him or what? When’s he up for election and can we find someone clean and articulate to run?

  • randomsausage

    [re=179870]gjdodger[/re]: Actually it would have been better to make LieberTwat Secretary of Homeland Security and then appoint Sen Casey to the chairmanship! He’d oversee his sorry ass out of national politics….

  • Capitol Hillbilly

    I hope Zell Miller gets a nice appointment, too.

  • TGY

    Think of Joe Lieberman as Barry’s trusted advisor. When he has a question, he asks Lieberman then does the complete opposite. Can’t lose. Like the Magic 8-ball, only not.

  • bitchincamaro

    [re=179696]NoWireHangers[/re]: Also, if I vent my spleen on this vermin any more, I’ll be spleenless. Can’t afford that.

  • purefog

    Shouldn’t that be “pusbag”? Or is there some feline angle I am missing here?

  • Senile Agitation

    Give Hillary’s vacated “I ran for President and all I got is this shitty SoS post” senate seat to Ned Lamont. Choke on a dick, Joe.

  • pepe

    OK, now it’s time to primary Harry Reid.

  • BaxterJones

    What are the chances Lieberman wins reelection next round?

  • John McDouche 08

    Put a big clitoris on the forheads of all the senate democrats that allowed this. Bunch of complete pussies.

  • schvitzatura

    [re=180026]Senile Agitation[/re] y [re=179870]gjdodger[/re]: Ned haz a mad…on Maddow (11/18/08; Alison Stewart subbing)