Sen. Joe Lieberman is refusing to vote for a healthcare public option - even though the Connecticut Legislature passed comprehensive healthcare reform this year. But poll data suggest the Nutmeg State won't abandon Lieberman.
There is an irony in Sen. Joseph Lieberman's stalwart opposition to any form of a healthcare public option: The state he represents, Connecticut, approved a statewide public health insurance system with a public option this year.
Anger at Senator Lieberman's stance in some quarters of the state is such that state Rep. Rosa DeLauro declared that he "ought to be recalled."
In fact, Connecticut has no mechanism for recalling senators …