As excited as he is to "start a new life with new opportunities", Lieberman was annoyingly vague about his future plans. He even quoted the
(...and yes, before anyone hurries to post a "correction" in the comments, I'm well aware it was from Ecclesiastes. And yeah, it was also Pete Seeger's lyrics.)
So we're left with a strangely unsatisfying conclusion to a career that promises to be far from over. We have just under two years left for "Lame Duck Lieberman" to further obstruct or otherwise screw up progressive legislation.
Two years is a long friggin' time to have to champion legislation that will earn him the good graces of any number of corporate oligarchs. Something tells me his idea of continued "public service" will have something to do with a huge paycheck and a lot of Fox News appearances.
Despite my forebodings of a bombshell today, it appears to end with a whimper...
...and I look forward to the day when Joe Lieberman will no longer serve in the Senate and will become as irrelevant as Regis Philbin.
Well, this wasn't very nice, either. Campaigning for McCain; speaking at the Republican National Convention. What a douche!
(* I was thinking of The Animals for some reason; h/t OldSwede)