This would be a chicken hawks ultimate fantasy dream team for the Republican entry in the 2008 Presidental race.
Tim Russert did not challenge Sen. John McCain's dubious claim that it is not "clear-cut" that the war is unpopular nationally because, if it were, Sen. Joe Lieberman "would not have been re-elected in the state of Connecticut."
Since both have experience being has beens in previous races.
John McCain, Republican, President
Joe Lieberman, Independent Yankee from Connecticut, Vice-President
McCain vehemently opposes the non-binding resolutions and the idea of putting a cap on the number of troops in Iraq.
The Arizona Republican got strong support in his use of the morale issue from his allies Sen. Joe Lieberman, independent Democrat from Connecticut and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
And, Lieberman asked, Senate passage of a resolution of disapproval of this new strategy in Iraq would give the enemy some encouragement?
“That’s correct,” replied Petraeus.Lieberman said, “I want to make a plea to my colleagues” to not pass a resolution of disapproval of Bush’s troop surge. He urged them to consider Petraeus’s testimony about the effect on morale and to delay any move to pass a resolution of disapproval.
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