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Monday, July 31, 2006

Joe Lieberman and Michael Schiavo

Michael Schiavo came to Connecticut to endorse Ned Lamont and talk about Joe Lieberman's shameless involvement in the Terri Schiavo case.

In case you missed it, here's holy Joe shamelessly offering up his opinion on the matter (disgusting).

Although Joe had no problem sticking his fat head where it didn't belong and agreeing with the exterme right-wing of the Republican Party, he now says that he wish people would stop playing poltics with Terri's life.

Funny how he didn't think about that when he ran to the Meet the Press studios. I'll let Michael Schiavo express his feelings about holy Joe in his own words.
In the media and political circus surrounding my case a few people stood out. Tom Delay, of course. Rick Santorum and Bill Frist. President Bush.

And Joe Lieberman.

Not only did Joe Lieberman support the illegal political intervention in the private and legally protected decisions of my family, he went out of his way to defend it. On national television.

So when I thought about going to Connecticut to remind voters what Joe Lieberman really thinks about family values and personal privacy, I didn't have to think too long.

Last Friday Ned Lamont and I stood between Connecticut's historic Capitol and Supreme Court speaking to reporters (video) about Joe Lieberman's disconnect from average Americans.

But it was Joe Lieberman's comment while I was in Connecticut with Ned Lamont that should show everyone Joe Lieberman still doesn't get it.

According to press reports, Lieberman said, "It's time for politicians to let Terri Schiavo rest in peace."

Really?

Mr. Lieberman, where was your sense of compassion for Terri last year when you went on "Meet the Press" to say politicians should get involved?

Mr. Lieberman, you, Tom Delay, Bill Frist, Marilyn Musgrave and other right-wing politicians thought Terri was a prime political issue then.

Mr. Lieberman, I must have missed your passionate speech on the Senate floor about how this issue, this case, my family was not a cause for politicians. I missed it, Senator, because you never gave such a speech.


When it came time to count hands and be heard, Mr. Lieberman, you threw in with Bill Frist and George Bush.

And now that you're in a fight for your political future and down in the polls you want politicians to "let Terri rest in peace."

I'll bet you do, Mr. Lieberman.

I bet you want nothing more than for voters in Connecticut to forget what you did and what you said. But I went to Hartford this week to make sure they would not. And I hope they do not.

Ned Lamont, Mr. Lieberman, is everything you are not. He understands that our bedrooms, hospital rooms, hospices and churches are not where we want our government. Ned told me, and the voters of Connecticut, that this issue was one of the reasons he decided to run for Senate.

He's right. And I have a feeling that the voters of Connecticut know it.
I truly don't know how those Lieberman supporters can sleep at night supporting their man. The exapmles of Lieberman's arrogance are too many to count and since a picture is worth a thousand words, here's video from the Lamont-Schaivo news conference (courtesy of Joe Lieberman's nightmare, Spazeboy).