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Sunday, June 25, 2006

Joe's giving the "I'm going to jump" signals

Oh Joe, just come out and say you're going to jump ship and get it over with.
U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., said Friday if he decides to petition his way onto the November ballot as an independent candidate he will publicly announce his plans prior to the Aug. 8 primary.

"It will not be done covertly," Lieberman said. "And I will have to make the decision in advance of Aug. 8, and that is what I'll do. And I promise you, either way, that if I make that decision I will make it publicly clear."
Look, this is just B.S.. Joe's jumping ship as he has no other choice at this point.

Here's what we know now:

1. Joe and his campaign knows that he'll get killed in the primary.

2. Nothing Joe's campaign has done to this point (calling Lamont a Republican, calling Lamont a liberal, calling Lamont Weicker's cub) has had no impact on stopping Lamont's positive trend.

3. (PEOPLE, TRUST ME, THIS IS MOST IMPORTANT) jumping ship might be the very thing that could take the spotlight off of Lamont and give Lieberman a chance to use a mulligan and state his case to all the voters of Connecticut.

If Joe goes into the primary, he's screwed. Make no mistake, Joe is jumping ship (and his campaign made plans to jump ship a long time ago). With Joe is already preparing for the general election in November, the only question that remains is wether or not the Democratic leaders in Connecticut will support the DEMOCRATIC nominee for Senate.

Now, more than ever, we need to know where our Democratic leaders in the state stand. It's simple, are they for the common good of the Democratic Party, or behind Joe "Mr. Independent Democrat Lieberman. It's time we put pressure on some politicians in Connecticut and force them to answer the question.

We have a right to know.