Joe Lieberman - Our Next Secretary Of Defense?

If John McCain is our next President it's not just possible, it's a good bet -- and an invasion of Iran would be inevitable. How long would it take? Six months? A year? The very thought of Lieberman as head of State, Defense or DHS scares the hell out of me.

From Raw Story:

If Sen. John McCain (D-AZ) prevails in his bid to keep the White House in Republican hands for the next four years, one of his most hawkish colleagues could find himself overseeing the Department of Defense, State or Homeland Security within a McCain White House.

Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman, the Democrats' onetime vice presidential nominee who left the party last year, is seen as a likely McCain pick for a cabinet level appointment, according to Roll Call:

Atop McCain’s short list, according to closely aligned Republican Senators and aides, likely would be two of the Arizonan’s most vocal supporters: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) for attorney general or Sen. Joe Lieberman (ID-Conn.) as secretary of State, Defense or Homeland Security. Graham and Lieberman have been stumping for McCain for months and are considered two of the most loyal and ardent backers of his Iraq War policy. Read on...


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