Lieberman, a self-proclaimed "independent Democrat" who was chosen by McCain to make the case against Obama at the Republican National Convention in early September, said his comments have been within bounds.
"When I go out, I say, 'I have a lot of respect for Sen. Obama. He's bright. He's eloquent.
Funny, now he's playing kiss-ass once he's seeing that his own political future might be going the way of Sen. McCain's: down the toilet.