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U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) addresses the second session of the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 2, 2008.
How can we miss you if you won't go away?
Now that ex-senate troll Joe Lieberman has officially retired from that body, how will he pass the days? Why, working for the hard-right American Enterprise Institute, of course:
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) president Arthur Brooks announced today that former Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman will join AEI Visiting Fellow Jon Kyl as co-chair of the American Internationalism Project, an important new effort from AEI's Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies. The Project's focus will be to rebuild and reshape a bipartisan consensus around American global leadership and engagement.
Translation: Joe Lieberman will be charged with propping up the same neoconservative foreign policies that have led to absolute disaster in all situations in which they have yet been applied. His first job will be taking the white-out to all mentions of "Iraq" in AEI documents and scribbling in "Iran." Actually, I'm kidding. They have interns for that. Joe's job is to just appear on the Sunday news shows pretending that they meant "Iran" all along.
"Senator Joseph Lieberman’s knowledge, deep commitment and vision for American greatness is all too rare in Washington," said AEI president Arthur C. Brooks. "The American Internationalism Project, under the leadership of Senator Lieberman and Senator Jon Kyl, is critical to opening a discussion about the challenges facing America in the coming decades--and strategizing about how to meet them."
He's got a deep commitment to something, all right.

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