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‘Droopy’ Lieberman Kills Health Care Reform

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Posted on Dec 17, 2009
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Even Droopy has his day, unfortunately. In this clip from Wednesday’s “Daily Show,” Jon Stewart channels some of the primal rage induced by Sen. Joe Lieberman’s not-so-subtle stymieing behaviors during this week’s health care reform showdown in the Senate.  —KA

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By Socalcde, December 18, 2009 at 5:59 pm Link to this comment
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Actually, Tom Degan, without healthcare, some of us will not live to fight another day, and some of us do not have the strength to fight at all.

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By Ed Harges, December 18, 2009 at 12:09 pm Link to this comment

Lieberman as Droopy - it’s perfect!

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By Louise, December 18, 2009 at 9:50 am Link to this comment

Remember Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy? They were the team of puppet and ventriloquist/puppeteer so popular when I was growing up. Because Charlie’s mouth moved and Edgar’s never did, sometimes the puppet seemed more real than the puppeteer.

But then you’d realise Charlie’s mouth didn’t really move, his bottom jaw just went down and up.

Sometimes when the laughter died you could hear Charlie’s jaw clack when it went back up and closed. That’s when Edgar would turn Charlie’s head to look right at you, so you wouldn’t notice he wasn’t real.

For some reason every time I watch Joe Lieberman speak I think of Charlie. But I still haven’t figured out where Edgar is. Maybe through some freak outcome of some advanced scientific experiment, Charlie the wooden-head comic and Edgar the flesh and blood straight man, were melded together. And the straight man and the comic became one.

Only the comic isn’t funny anymore, just freaky. And the straight man cant keep his face straight, and that’s kinda freaky too. And both of them together aren’t as cute, or as smart as the original dummy was.

OK crazy, but it makes about as much sense as anything else that might explain Joe.

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By Garo, December 18, 2009 at 7:09 am Link to this comment
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How the people of the State of Connecticut have elected this corrupt politician called Joe Lieberman is beyond me to comprehend.

People of Connecticut: wake up for the sake of America’s future children and kick the chameleon out of the U.S.Senate. He is a disaster for the average citizens and embarrassment for you and your State of Connecticut.

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By Tom Degan, December 18, 2009 at 3:43 am Link to this comment
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Liebermann always reminded me og Droopy, too. How funny is that?

I don’t know what kind of health care reform will come out of this session, but I strongly suspect it won’t be much. There is, however a silver lining behind this very dark cloud. I am reminded of the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Don’t be embarrassed if you’ve never heard of it, there really isn’t a hell of a lot to remember about it; a mere pittance, really - a scrap of leftovers tossed out to “American Negros” (in the parlance of the age) in order to appease them. But it made the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - the one we remember - all-the-more easier seven years later.

Tom Degan

We’ll live to fight another day.

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By Tom Degan, December 18, 2009 at 3:42 am Link to this comment
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Liebermann always reminded me og Droopy, too. How funny is that?

I don’t know what kind of health care reform will come out of this session, but I strongly suspect it won’t be much. There is, however a silver lining behind this very dark cloud. I am reminded of the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Don’t be embarrassed if you’ve never heard of it, there really isn’t a hell of a lot to remember about it; a mere pittance, really - a scrap of leftovers tossed out to “American Negros” (in the parlance of the age) in order to appease them. But it made the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - the one we remember - all-the-more easier seven years later.

We’ll live to fight another day.

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By Tom Degan, December 18, 2009 at 3:32 am Link to this comment
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I don’t know what kind of health care reform will come out of this session, but I strongly suspect it won’t be much. There is, however a silver lining behind this very dark cloud. I am reminded of the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Don’t be embarrassed if you’ve never heard of it, there really isn’t a hell of a lot to remember about it; a mere pittance, really - a scrap of leftovers tossed out to “American Negros” (in the parlance of the age) in order to appease them. But it made the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - the one we remember - all-the-more easier seven years later.

We’ll live to fight another day.

http://www.tomdegan.blogspot.com

Tom Degan

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