Punishing Joe Lieberman

With Barack Obama elected, Democrats can get down to some truly important business: punishing Joe Lieberman. CNN reports that Lieberman—who campaigned for John McCain and Sarah Palin—is scheduled to meet with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid about whether he will be stripped of his chairmanship of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Christopher Orr at The New Republic assembles a series of Reid quotes that indicates that indicates something is about to happen. Choice selection: "I believe in vengeance."