Kristol: Lieberman will be Secretary of
State in Romney Administration
Although Kristol is typically wrong in his rosy predictions about the outcome of the many wars of “Muslim liberation” in which he has advocated American involvement, he is far more reliable when it comes to forecasting GOP political appointments. On June 30, 2008, Kristol confidently predicted on Fox News that Senator John McCain would select Sarah Palin as his vice-presidential running mate. Kristol had discovered the then Alaska governor a year earlier, when a cruise hosted by The Weekly Standard set anchor in Juneau, and from then on relentlessly promoted her in the media and to the McCain campaign.
If Kristol’s latest prediction comes true, a Romney presidency would put U.S. foreign policy even more firmly under the control of a foreign power. As Mark Vogel, chairman of the largest pro-Israel Political Action Committee (PAC), once said:
As for what Lieberman has done for the people he is supposed to represent, I wrote in “Guess Who Wants to Kill the Internet?“:
Maidhc Ó Cathail is a widely published writer based in Japan. To read more of his writing, thepassionateattachment.com