The event headlined by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and former Sen. Joe Lieberman saw calls to “restore coercion” against Iran, with several figures advocating that the US accept the limits of sanctions alone by sinking Iranian naval vessels in the Persian Gulf.
Is it socially acceptable among Democrats if a blue state Congressional Democrat supports war with Iran?
On August 8, 2006, something world-historical happened in Connecticut: Joe Lieberman was kicked out of the Democratic Party as punishment for the crime of supporting the Iraq war. The retribution delivered to Lieberman established a "red line" for "blue state" Democrats: Support the Iraq war, and something like this could happen to you. Will