Just get it over with!

When I think about healthcare reform these days, all I see is Joe Lieberman’s supercilious Cheshire cat smile hovering over the Senate. Whether he’s the puppet of his Hartford insurance companies, whether he’s just sticking it to the progressives in his state who dared to vote for Ned Lamont, or whether he’s just a classic narcissistic asshole, he’s had his day in the sun.

I trust Nate Silver, of fivethirtyeight.com. His delegate projections got me through the nail-biting 2008 election. He’s an Obama kind of guy. He’s very smart, and very pragmatic. Here’s his analysis:

So, Democrats, just vote for the blasted thing and then strip Lieberman of everything you possibly can.

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