POLITICS
12/20/2010 12:26 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Joe Lieberman Reflects On Crusade To Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Lieberman says he doesn't know whether the battle will help him politically, and his relationship with home-state Democrats may have deteriorated beyond repair. A Quinnipiac poll last January gave him a 27 percent approval rating among Democrats, and several Dems are weighing a primary challenge for 2012. Lieberman's long-winded preachy style can sound grating to those who disagree with him. But for those who believe that keeping gay soldiers in the closet was a national disgrace, his appeals for equality sounded eloquent.

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