“I WAS CAUGHT COMPLETLY OFF-GUARD”, says Joe Lieberman, about Gore supporting Dean. Andrew Sullivan says he shouldn’t have been–and I agree.
UPDATE: Rick Brookhiser has some thoughts on Gore’s decision. “Politics is a harsh mistress; following her in youth makes her even harsher”, Brookhiser writes. “After decades of self-discipline and deprivations, the experience of being repudiated by the voters, especially in a presidential run, has powerful and disturbing effects.”