Joe Lieberman: If Democratic-Socialism is our Future, We’re in Trouble

Joe Lieberman has long been many Republicans favorite Democrat.

Not because he’s particularly conservative but because he’s an honest, well-meaning politician… and there aren’t many of those around anymore.

Lieberman is in the news again now because he’s penned an op-ed criticizing his party’s shift to the left. Lieberman argues that if Democratic-Socialists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez truly are the future of the Democrat Party, then the Democrat Party doesn’t have a very bright future ahead.

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Really the point was, what is the Democratic party going to be? I am still a Democrat and when I see somebody that really says she is a Socialist, she is a very charismatic, captivating candidate but if you look at the policies, those are not policies that will be supported very many places across America. If her win makes her into what Kellyanne Conway calls it “the new face of the Democratic party”, the Democratic party will not have a bright future…

As I said in the column in the Wall Street Journal today, she didn’t talk too much about foreign policy during the campaign. She obviously by her own acknowledgment does not know that much about foreign policy. But when she did talk about it, it was from the Democratic-Socialist organization policy book. It is very pro-socialist around the world…. Let me put it this way, it is too quick to criticize Israel so she during the campaign actually said at one point that the Israeli action to defend against the massing of troops on the border in Gaza by Hamas, was a massacre. That is very hot language and not fair.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFuaR1zXTsc

The Democrat Party needs more Joe Lieberman’s and fewer of everything else they’ve got these days.

Sadly, I don’t think Lieberman realizes that his party has left him behind. The Party of Lieberman and JFK is long gone… today’s Democrats are the Party of Bernie Sanders and the socialists.

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