We know that Joe Lieberman is now an ‘independent Democrat’ and endorsed a number of Republicans in the 2008 presidential cycle, including John McCain. But even for Lieberman this one is quite a leap. Today Lieberman said that he’s still deciding who he’ll support in the Connecticut Senate race.
Now, Blumenthal has clearly had a tough few weeks, though it doesn’t seem to have hurt him much in the polls. But this is really more about McMahon. Let’s remember that before the Iraq War became his biggest issue, Joe’s big claim to fame and public issue was his fight against coarseness and obscenity in American culture. So he’s going to endorse the CEO of American pro wrestling, which is basically a festival of cartoonish mock violence and copious T&A? Not that there’s anything wrong with that …
Late Update: The sad thing is that I’ve probably had to use some version of that headline a dozen or more times over the last few years. But it’s never the ultimate. There’s always more.
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.