Mehdi Hasan Grills Pro-War Joe Lieberman on Iraq Casualties: ‘Are You Willing to Say Tonight It Was a Disaster?’

Mehdi Hasan interviewed former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) – yes, that Joe Lieberman – on his Peacock show Wednesday, and it went exactly as you’d expect.

Toward the end of the interview Hasan asked the former senator whether his hawkish position on the Iraq war had changed.

“Have you disowned it?” asked Hasan. “As recently as 2015, 2016, you were still saying you thought it was a good thing overall. It was a disaster. Are you willing to say tonight it was a disaster, you were wrong, you regret it, you apologize?”

Not surprisingly, Lieberman was not willing to say any of those things.

“Well, sorry to disappoint you,” said Lieberman, mildly chuckling. “I’m not. Look, I was in the majority of
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