Democratic Convention: The Joe That I Know

The Senator is a genuinely nice guy, but he must be careful about one thing

Joe Lieberman is a good guy. How many times have you heard that this week? Even George Bush said so, adding that it made Lieberman just like him! Lieberman dispatched that one with the old chestnut about thinking the veterinarian and the taxidermist are alike since both give you back your dog. How like a good guy to tell such a lame joke with such obvious delight. Rubber-faced, slow-talking, yet irrepressibly exuberant, Lieberman at his introduction in Nashville, Tenn., was already rubbing off on the usually constrained Gore, who nearly scampered about the stage retrieving a camera left there by Tipper...

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