Wednesday :: Feb 6, 2008

So long, Joe


by Turkana

From the Hartford Courant's Capitol Watch:

Thanks to Zell Miller, there is a rule to deal with Joe Lieberman.

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.

Miller, then a Democratic senator from Georgia, not only endorsed Republican George Bush four years ago, but he delivered a vitriolic attack on Democrat John Kerry at the Republican National Convention.

The Democrats responded with a rule disqualifying any Democrat who crosses the aisle from being a super delegate. Lieberman will not be replaced, DiNardo said.

(h/t Jane Hamsher)

Unless he has a press pass, Lieberman should not be allowed inside the Democratic Convention. And after this year's elections secure the Democrats a solid Senate majority, he should be stripped of his committee assignments and booted from the caucus.

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