I will keep this one short and sweet...
Democrats have been playing wet nurse to Joe Lieberman and anyone else who wants to line up and whine for attention. Now they had better freaking not be surprised that they lost one of the most reliable seats in the Senate!
When will you get the message that people elected you to make *BOLD* progress on a progressive agenda? Not rock back and forth sucking your thumb and wringing your hands worried you might have annoyed someone. Quit being afraid to make enemies and do what people elected you to do ya crybabies!
Republicans passed the Bush tax cut using budget reconciliation. You do *NOT* need 60 votes to get strong health care reform or anything else for that matter.
Grow a pair and do what needs to be done! I think you will be amazed at how much support it will earn you.