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October 27, 2009

Hugs and Disses

Lieberman Obama.jpg

Flipping. Flirting. Wedging.

(photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters. caption: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) is embraced by U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman after Obama delivered a primetime address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2009.)

  • thirdeye pushpin

    emperor palatine waiting for his moment

  • desertwind

    Oh, he’ll come around. He always does.
    Am I crazy for not being scared of anything this putz could do?

  • DennisQ

    Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Top Hat (1935) looked a lot more elegant than Obama and Lieberman. Of course, Fred and Ginger had the whole dance floor to themselves.
    But elegance is how you find it – it’s an individual thing. You might prefer Julie Andrews.

  • Kathryn in MA

    Photo doesn’t show the knife in the Prez’ back.

  • bystander

    Amen, DennisQ. At least the Obama and Lieberman cheek to cheek is a bit more elegant than this.
    A diss? Perhaps. But, that interpretation automatically rules out a possible Obama/Emanuel/Lieberman alignment on HCR that has also been speculated – and, with reason, if all the evidence is taken into consideration.

  • Rafael

    Watch the knife! Too late.

  • BlueShark

    Interesting Photo.
    …I see some anguish on LIEberman’s face. I wonder if some self-loathing might not be involved, but I doubt his ego would allow his id the honor.

  • yg

    all that’s missing is a kiss on the cheek and a pouch filled with 30 pieces of silver.

  • yg

    i do agree allowing lieberman to retain his chairmanship is an indication of tolerance for corruption. reid allowed him to keep it. dept. of homeland defense needs to be cleaned out. contractors like blackwater and KBR need to be investigated. areas and process which are under lieberman’s preview. allowing lieberaman to retain his chair was just another way to shield bush and his cronies from accountability.

  • Michaeldg

    Obama should be careful letting that snake get so close to his neck! Keep a vial of anti-venom ready….

  • DanM

    An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.” – Simon Cameron
    Honestly, Joe Lieberman makes me want to puke.

  • SusanK

    Lieberman has the hands of a person who has handled paper all of his life. No muscle, no strength. Just shifting paper around.

  • Bubba

    Lieberman has the face of a person who ought to lose his Chairmanship of Homeland Security. What’s the matter with Harry Reid?

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