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Lieberman Pays for Flawed Bipartisan Embrace

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On election night, the defeated Sen. Joseph Lieberman said, ``I'm fed up about the partisanship in Washington that stops us from getting things done.'' Until the end, Lieberman just didn't get it. What Democrats are fed up with is the bipartisanship that gets the wrong things done. With the Middle East aflame, the economy slowing and the minimum wage held hostage to the wealthy getting even wealthier by cuts in the estate tax, the day of reasonable, centrist politics for most Democrats is over.

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