All available evidence indicates Lamont's campaign is taking off like a rocket, while Lieberman's campaign is sinking like a stone. . .Atrios and the Kossacks have also enthusiatically joined in.
And this raises a crucial question: if Joe Lieberman is detested by the rank-and-file members of the state Democratic Party (presumably excluding the handful of top officers) then what large group of Democrats will actually vote for him in the August primary?
The problem is, once again, we have proof that the hard left can't smell too good.
In a possible Democratic primary, the incumbent beats businessman Ned Lamont 65 - 19 percent, with most Lamont supporters saying they are voting against Lieberman.I actually feel sorry for these people, trapped in their "all we have to do is yell louder and people will start agreeing with us" world.
"Running as an independent, Lieberman has 56 or 57 percent in possible three-way races, with Lamont challenging him on the Democratic line and either former State Rep. Alan Schlesinger or businessman Paul Streitz running on the Republican line.
"Most Connecticut voters, 57 percent, know Lieberman supports the war in Iraq, but only 15 percent would vote against a candidate based only on his position on the war.