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September 24, 2006

Great Anti-Lieberman Radio Ad

The Lamont campaign has a great radio ad up that pokes fun at Lieberman's lame attendance record.  Turns out that the Lamont campaign revealed that Lieberman has been skipping key votes on Iraq since the beginning of the war.  Here's Markos on the topic:

That's right, Lieberman has skipped a huge amount of Iraq votes on all sorts of key issues. For instance, he was the only U.S. Senator to skip a close vote on bipartisan legislation to urge President Bush to better engage America’s international allies to help bear the military and financial cost of the war. He was also the only senator to skip a close vote on a bill that would have created a federal agency overseeing Iraq reconstruction money so as to prevent war profiteering. He even skipped a vote on legislation sponsored by his Connecticut colleague Sen. Chris Dodd (D) that would have provided additional emergency funding for safety equipment such as body armor for troops serving in Iraq.


That's no wonder that Lieberman doesn't want to talk about this issue, hold the Bush administration accountable for misleading the country to war, or get to the bottom of how to prevent such intelligence manipulation in the future--he skipped the key Senate vote to create an independent commission to investigate pre-war intelligence, thus allowing the administration and the GOP to control the investigation through a White House panel and Republican-controlled Senate committee.

Here's the ad.  Way to go, Lamont! 

Posted by Lynn Allen on September 24, 2006 at 06:36 PM in Candidate Races, Media | Permalink


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