Please. The man’s 64 years old and from one of the bluest states in the union. Medical advances being what they are, if he doesn’t wander too far off the reservation he’s got another five terms left in him. All he’s doing here is reminding Reid and crew that he’s “the decider” now.
Well, him and Jim Webb.
Which reminds me, since the Reed-Levin cut-and-jog plan is in the news tonight: Liebs was one of six Democrats to break ranks and vote no when that came to the floor in June. Will he reverse field next year? We’ll be watching.
Update: WaPo’s watching Liebs, too.