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December 19, 2005

Special Joementum Edition: I'll Stop Calling This Crew "Orwellian" When They Stop Using 1984 as an Operations Manual

Senator Joe Lieberman stars in the clown show. Yes, it's Joe Lieberman, pwned by Joe Lieberman. Duncan Black http://atrios.blogspot.com reports on:

The Lieberman of yesterday:

It’s time for Democrats who distrust President Bush to acknowledge that he will be the commander in chief for three more critical years and that in matters of war we undermine presidential credibility at our nation’s peril.

The Lieberman of 2004:

In our democracy, a president does not rule, he governs. He remains always answerable to us, the people. And right now, the president’s conduct of our foreign policy is giving the country too many reasons to question his leadership. It’s not just about 16 words in a speech, it is about distorting intelligence and diminishing credibility.

And the Lieberman of 2003:

In the day's sharpest attack, Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (D-Conn.) accused Bush of deceiving Americans over everything from national security to helping the poor. "There has been one value repeatedly missing from this presidency, and that value is integrity," Lieberman said. "By deception and disarray, this White House has betrayed the just cause of fighting terrorism and tyranny around the world." Leaking the CIA employee's name "was the politics of personal destruction at its worst," he said.

Posted by DeLong at December 19, 2005 11:31 AM