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Lieberman's Rant Against Clinton In '98

I found it odd that Bill Clinton came out to support Lieberman after Holy Joe issued such a condemning speech against him when Clinton needed his sup

Lieberman-bashes-Clinton.jpg I found it odd that Bill Clinton came out to support Lieberman after Holy Joe issued such a condemning speech against him when Clinton needed his support more than ever. Watching his speech is very revealing, much more so than just reading the text. It's only thirty seconds, but illustrates his contempt for Clinton perfectly.

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Lieberman: Such behavior is not just inappropriate. It is immoral. And it is harmful, for it sends a message of what is acceptable behavior to the larger American family -- particularly to our children -- which is as influential as the negative messages communicated by the entertainment culture.

Here's his full speech against Clinton

I was just reminded to repost Lieberman's support of Bush: (video)

It is time for Democrats who distrust President Bush to acknowledge that he will be Commander-in-Chief for three more critical years, and that in matters of war, we undermine Presidential credibility at our nation’s peril.

I understand that Bill is free to support Joe all he wants, but it reminded me of McCain allowing Bush to kiss his head after he was swiftboated as bad as it gets in the 2000 primary. McCain's forgiveness comes from wanting to further his own political career and a hope to sit in the Oval Office, but Clinton's support of Lieberman is a bit more baffling. Bill has said that he will support the winner of the primary either way, so that's fine and the new Quinnipiac poll is quite revealing.

FDL:

When the Democratic Party needed him in the 1990s, during the Republican witch hunt against President Bill Clinton, what did Joe do? He sold us all out. God bless Bill Clinton for being able to forget, but some of us never will....read on"

Duncan's "Angry Joe" post covers a lot of ground with some good links...

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