August 15, 2000 - New York Post
It's All Monica Now, Joe
By Sidney Zion
AND the ticket is ... Gore and Lewinsky!
You simply can't think of Joe Lieberman without thinking of Monica. And in case your mind wanders, the television and newspapers will immediately bring you back to reality.
Because in reality, the only reason Al Gore picked Lieberman was for his famous spanking of Bill Clinton over that Oval Office yakahoola with the fair Lewinsky. There were great risks involved - would the choice annoy the goys? - but in the end, Gore worried more about the dress and the DNA. "Out damn spot!" was the call that won the day for Joe, who was the only dry cleaner who could get it done. Instead, all it did was throw it back up on the screen in living color.
On the Sunday news shows, you had to check the TV guide to be sure that the networks weren't on reruns. I half expected the House Managers to show up with the mantra: "It's not sex, it's the perjury."
Tim Russert conducted a cross-examination of Lieberman that would have been the envy of Clarence Darrow. When Joe said that Gore approved of his attack on Clinton's morality in the Monica speech, Russert immediately ran a clip of Al calling Bill one of the greatest presidents in history.
This continued with point after counterpoint, until Lieberman said, "That's some research staff you have."
Russert asked whether Lieberman thought that Pat Buchanan was an anti-Semite. Joe said "No." This was an answer Bill Buckley couldn't agree with after writing a book on the issue.
Poor Joe Lieberman. He had no idea he'd be put on the witness stand by Russert and his Beltway media friends. They loved him for being the only virgin in the whorehouse. What he didn't realize was that then he was a tourist. Now, he runs with Al Gore, whose only hope, say the Beltway Puritans, is to cleanse the party of Dirty Bill.
Gore bought this line; his pals and his polls told him so. If he goes down with Joe, they'll say he made the "courageous" choice. Spell that Jew.
But if Gore wanted to break ground, he'd have picked Robert Rubin, Clinton's Secretary of the Treasury. Rubin's message would have been clear: "It's the economy, stupid." Rubin would not have been vulnerable to the questions now being put to Lieberman, who has backed off major positions he took on everything from Social Security to taxes to health care.
Plus Israel. Lieberman said in 1996 that if Clinton didn't move the American Embassy to Jerusalem, "I will go there and build it brick by brick." Now, he says it's not the time. And he praises Arafat, lunches with Jesse Jackson and announces that he wants to meet with Louis Farrakhan to prove that he's America First.
If all of this is what Al Gore had in mind, a mate who runs the gamut from Monica to Farrakhan, the gentleman C at Yale has a lot more up there than the Harvard guy with the A. Now if only W. would start drinking again with the Dekes, this Jew will start thinking twice.
Democratic platform calls Jerusalem Israel's capital
By Seth Cory, M.D.
This is total BS.
they have had 8 years, 8 years, to move the embassy to Jerusalem
on the contrary, they prevented the US Ambassador to Israel from attending Jerusalem 3000 activities.
they have prevented and thwarted the will of the Senate in moving the Embassy
they have forced Israel to surrender parts of Jerusalem to PLO
they want to divide Jerusalem.
Clinton is an inveterate liar. Now Gore-Lieberman debase themselves with lying over Jerusalem.
Seth Cory, M.D.
WORLD NET DAILY (c) 2000 WorldNetDaily.com -- AUGUST 17, 2000
Arab-Americans Side With
Discuss Position On Lieberman As Jewish V.P. nominee
By Julie Foster
LOS ANGELES -- On the day of his address to the Democratic National Convention, vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman was praised by a panel of Arab-Americans that assembled to discuss how the Middle East peace process factors into the 2000 presidential race.
"Joe Lieberman fought for us on occasions when other people wouldn't. I remember that," said Dr. James Zogby, president of the Arab-American Institute. Zogby was one of three panel members at the forum, which took place in downtown Los Angeles' Westin Bonaventure Hotel. "I have concerns about votes he's made, about resolutions he's sponsored. ... But having said that, I've had discussions with Joe Lieberman about those votes, about those resolutions."
"He's thoughtful, he's open, and when we needed somebody to fight for us when people were excluding us from the party, Joe Lieberman was the guy who picked up the torch and fought and opened the door for us. I don't forget that," Zogby continued. "I don't forget that when we took a resolution on Islam that called the Senate to task for negative stereotyping of Islam and bad-mouthing of Islam in the Senate, other guys wanted to modify the resolution -- literally gut it. Joe Lieberman signed it on the spot and led the fight on the Democratic side to get endorsements for it. I don't forget that either."
WorldNetDaily asked the panel, which also consisted of Rep. David Bonior, D-Mich., and Dr. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat chair for peace in Maryland, whether the Arab-American community had concerns over Lieberman's influence as a Jew over policy concerning the Middle East.
"It's logical that (between) two communities that have these kinds of fears and paranoia and insecurities, Arab-Americans are going to be concerned," answered Zogby. "Will we support Joe Lieberman? I will," he continued. "He's been a fair guy. But will we insist that the party be more responsive to us? Yes. Do they have to be more responsive to us if they want to win our support? Yes." ...Attendees at the forum seemed to agree that U.S. sanctions against Iraq only contribute to Saddam Hussein's regime...
...Telhami -- who is an adviser to the Gore campaign but was careful to note he was not speaking on behalf of the campaign -- believes there will be virtually no distinction in the way a Gore-Lieberman administration will handle either a rollback of sanctions or a collapse in the peace process versus a Bush-Cheney White House. Differences between the two camps could be expected, however, in the event of a successful peace negotiation between Palestine and Israel.
"I think if there is an agreement between Israel and Palestinians, then, you know, the implementation of the agreement isn't going to be an easy thing. And it's going to require a lot of resources. It's going to require for the United States to make it a priority issue, and in that extent, a Gore administration will have a lot more invested in the peace process. And it's likely to be a priority for them even if the global priorities shift." ..."If there's a collapse in the peace process, I think there's no question in my mind that the Arab side would pay the heavier price in American politics than Israel, no matter who wins. That's just an analytical assumption about how the town operates and what is likely to happen," Telhami concluded.
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