Thursday, February 7, 2008

Lieberman Stripped of Superdelegate Status

Fuck Joe Lieberman. I mean seriously. Campaigning for John McCain? When did this guy go so wrong? Just because Ned Lamont kicked his ass - he turns on the democrats and Harry Reid just carries his sorry ass. Go away! Strip him of his committee assignments too.

Anyway, whew, sorry - Joe Lieberman has been stripped of his superdelegate status: Lieberman's endorsement of Republican John McCain disqualifies him as a super-delegate to the Democratic National Convention under what is informally known as the Zell Miller rule, according to Democratic State Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo.

As my DC friends have reiterated all about the same time, superdelegates (all congressionally elected Democrats of each state as well as the Governor and other designated DNC folks) are more like stupiddelegates. It subverts the democratic process. Superdelegates are a way to have both direct primary elections, while keeping the party bosses happy. Well, at least Joe Lieberman doesn't have a say because he endorsed John McCain, the newly right wing Senator from Arizona.


magda flores said...

Bubye, Joey. Don't let the door hit ya on the way out.

Craig said...

Hopefully the voters in Connecticut will remember this in 2012. Unbelievable they re-elected him.

His parting shot will probably be to step down before his term is over so the Republican governor can appoint his replacement.