Wednesday, October 04, 2006
We are prepared to go any way you make us. When we have achieved our aims you can either walk out of here... or be carried out.
Steven Benen at Tapped reports that somebody in Democratic Senate leadership has promised Lieberman committee senority should he win and that this would actually go against the precedent set by Frank Lautenberg who left the Senate to retire and lost all seniority upon his return.
It's pretty clear that Joe's holding the possibility of moving into the administration as Secretary of Defense (which would allow the Republican governor to appoint his replacement) or caucusing with Republicans as leverage.
He should no better than anyone that Americans don't negotiate with terrorists.