And here via a campaign press release is Lieberman's response.
Statement from Marion Steinfels on the Lieberman Campaign’s reaction to Negative Ned’s Latest Smear Tactics:
“Ned Lamont’s smear tactics hit a new low today with this vicious attack on Sen. Lieberman. Ned’s army of consultants he hired to run his campaign -from former Republican Party Chair, Tom D’Amore to Bill Hillsman- who have spent years working to defeat Democrats, are at it again.”
HERE ARE THE FACTS ON BILL HILLSMAN:
Hillsman worked to defeat Al Gore and Joe Lieberman in 2000.
Hillsman campaigned against Bill Clinton in 1992.
Hillsman tried to defeat Senator Barack Obama by working for a Republican.
Hillsman tried to defeat Tim Kaine in the 2005 Virginia Governor’s race.
Hillsman defeated Democrat Skip Humphrey in Minnesota in 1998.
Hillsman is currently working to defeat Democrats in the Massachusetts Governor’s race.
Hillsman is currently working to defeat Democrats in Texas.
Hillsman campaigned against Democrats in the California recall election for Governor in 2003.
HERE ARE THE FACTS ON JOE LIEBERMAN:
Joe Lieberman has been a scathing critic of the Bush Administration.
Joe Lieberman is the only person in the United States of America who ran against George W. Bush twice, and beat him once.
Lieberman criticized the Bush administration before the war started and after it began.
Lieberman harshly criticized the Bush Administration for being unprepared for the post war situation in Iraq.
Lieberman condemned Bush for Releasing the Name of Valerie Plame.
Joe Lieberman Opposed the 2001 and 2003 Bush Tax Cuts and Opposed Making them permanent.
Joe Lieberman Led the Fight Against the Bush Administration Attempt to Open ANWR to Oil Drilling.
Joe Lieberman Opposes Bush’s Attempts to Pack the Court with Right-Wing Ideologues, including Miguel Estrada and Dennis Shedd.
Joe Lieberman Opposed Bush’s Most Egregious Nominations.
Joe Lieberman OPPOSED the Nomination of Samuel Alito to the US Supreme Court.
Joe Lieberman Opposed the Bush Medicare Drug Debacle, calling it “indefensible”.
I love the new ad, and frankly I'm loving the response to it. The Lieberman campaign seems to have lost their minds. It gets weirder every day. This press release even tops the bear ad.
Tagris, Tim. "New Ad: Look Who's Talking - George Bush or Joe Lieberman?". Official Ned Lamont for U.S. Senate Campaign Blog. 6/26/06
Steinfels, Marion. "Statement from Marion Steinfels on the Lieberman Campaign's reaction to Negative Ned's Latest Smear Tactics:". Official Lieberman Press Release. 6/26/06