Monday, August 21, 2006
The Cafferty File: GOP & Lieberman
On "The Situation Room" today, we asked viewers the following questions, and here are some of our favorite responses that we didn't get to read on air:

What does it mean when Republicans are supporting Democrat Joe Lieberman in the Connecticut Senate race?

It would be a blessing, because if Lieberman is anywhere near the presidential ticket for Democrats in 2008, it's another win for the Republicans.
John, Marlton, New Jersey

What are the Republicans doing by supporting Lieberman? They are doing what I always do when I go to the polls... choosing the lesser of two evils.
Matt, Athens, Georgia

It means that the Democratic Party is supporting candidates that are way too far to the left. The American public will not support ridiculous left wing positions in a general election and will cross party lines to elect more centrist views that they can support.
Charles, Smithtown, New York

It means that all is well in Washington. It's politics as usual.
Bill, Indian River, Michigan

Will things ever get back to normal for the victims of Hurricane Katrina?

If we took all the money wasted on the Iraq War, we could have rebuilt New Orleans several times over. This country needs to meet the needs of its people!
Anne, Englewood, Florida

I think it's very encouraging that there has been so much volunteerism, donations, and community effort around rebuilding New Orleans. I do feel, however, that our government is shamefully distant from the effort.
Michael, Utica, New York

Much of what was flooded should not be rebuilt. The area that is below sea level should become a park. If it is rebuilt the way it was, the way the climate change is going, it will only be destroyed again.
Grover, Fairfield, Ohio

What should be done about Iran if they won't let inspectors look at their nuclear facilities?

I'm sure Iran will allow foreign inspectors to examine their nuclear program just as soon as the U.S. allows foreigners to inspect ours. Is it that hard to believe that people in other countries can be just as proudly patriotic as we are?
Isaac

Hey Jack, haven't we walked softly long enough? I think it's time to pull out the big stick.
Zelma, Zoarville, Ohio

This should be a sign for the world community to take a hard-line stance against Iran. It's time the world demonstrates that any more transgressions will not be met with sanctions, but with a few well-placed cruise missiles. Only then will Iran stop their program.
Ben, Washington, D.C.

With concurrence from Murtha, we can 'redeploy' our troops from Iraq to take over the nuclear sites. Or, we can do what we used to do to fascist nations, bomb the hell out of them until they surrender unconditionally.
Joseph, Alexandria, Virginia
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 8/21/2006 05:55:00 PM ET | Permalink
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