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Political Video of the Day

First there was the Joe Lieberman-George W. Bush Look Who's Talking ad, where netroots favorite Ned Lamont put Bush's words in Lieberman's mouth and vice versa.

Now, Michelle Malkin's Hot Air has created an Internet-only ad firing back. It puts Markos Moulitsas's words -- including a reference to his famous rant about the contractors killed in Fallujah in 2004 ("Let the people see what war is like. This isn't an Xbox game. There are real repercussions to Bush's folly. That said, I feel nothing over the death of merceneries. [sic] They aren't in Iraq because of orders, or because they are there trying to help the people make Iraq a better place. They are there to wage war for profit. Screw them.") -- in Ned Lamont's mouth.

I'm not sure it's a terribly effective piece (Kos's words here aren't particularly outrageous, and only Republicans are likely to see this video, which doesn't help in a Democratic primary). But there it is.

In other Lieberman-related news, the Connecticut Democrat now says he will run as an independent should he lose in his party's primary. So far, Sen. Chuck Schumer, head of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, has implied that the national party will stand behind Joe.

Look for the anti-Lieberman Left to cite the DSCC's mission statement quite a bit in coming months: "Our mission is to elect more Democrats to the United States Senate."