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Monday, December 13, 2004
Secretary Lieberman?
Now that Kerik's out (for whatever reason), some noise is being made again around Joe Lieberman for Homeland Security Director or National Intelligence Director.

I don't like this for a number of reasons. Yes, I disagree with Joe Lieberman on foreign policy issues (he's a hawk), and yes I'd hate to lose another Dem senator, no matter who he is, because the GOP gets closer to 60 that way (Conn gov would probably appoint a Republican). But more importantly, I just don't like the idea of any Democrat joining this administration, having to say good things about them. And I especially don't like, as someone pointed out in the Kos diaries, the potential of a terrorist attack being blamed on a Democrat.

I hope Lieberman is offered the job, and publicly turns it down.
posted by CB @ 11:45 AM  
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