Massachusetts & The Myth of 60 Votes
For several days now, I have been listening to pundits talking about the Massachusetts Senate election. Both sides – Democrat and Republican – seem to be hysterical about the outcome of the Senate election. Both are saying this will be The Deciding Point in the Democrats’ 60-vote “filibuster-proof” majority.
Pshaw! Are all these media pundits asleep or just stupid??
The Democrats haven’t had a 60-vote majority since President Obama took office. Because one of those people counted among the 60 is the Whore of Connecticut, Joe Lieberman. He is not a Democrat, nor is he a progressive. He’s just a whore seeking to build his own influence. In fact, it’s easy to prove that he is the person most responsible for killing the move toward progressive health care. Why isn’t the media saying so?
Don’t be misled. The Dems have only had 59 votes. If Coakley loses, it will drop to 58. We have never had a “filibuster-proof” majority. Because Joe “Tokyo Rose” Lieberman has never been a friend of the progressives.
The result of the Massachusetts Senate race is much ado about nothing.
If they have any courage, the Democrats will kick Lieberman out of the caucus as soon as possible.