Senator Joe Lieberman announced today that he will not be running for reelection. The political media reacted quickly, expressing mostly relief at the Connecticut Senator's decision and offering some predictions for his future endeavors.

Salon's Glenn Greenwald is disappointed to see Lieberman quit while he's ahead.


Of all the horrible things Joe Lieberman has done in his hideous career, depriving everyone of the joy at seeing him lose is near the topless than a minute ago via web


Andy Daglas has a lot to be thankful for today.

Soon, we shall lose Joe Lieberman as a senator, and gain Anne Hathaway as Catwoman. This is a great day for America.less than a minute ago via web


ABC's Jake Tapper comments on the retirement speech.

There are only 3 certainties in life: death, taxes, and Joe Lieberman quoting Ecclesiastes in his retirement speech.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter


Guy Nicolucci also mocks the senator's quoting preferences.

Lieberman quotes Bible verse as to why he won't run again: "Nay verily, do not letteth the door hitteth your ass on the way out."less than a minute ago via web


@pourmecoffee offers some ideas for how Lieberman will spend his free time.

Joe Lieberman to retire and spend more time with whatever family is optimal for him at the moment.less than a minute ago via tGadget


The Huffington Post Hill puts Lieberman in his place.

Senator Lieberman, we served with Jack Kennedy, we knew Jack Kennedy, Jack Kennedy was a friend of ours. Senator you're n...ahhhh nevermindless than a minute ago via TweetDeck



Marc Ambinder at National Journal quickly shoots down the idea that Lieberman could be come the next Secretary of Defense.

Won't happen. “@wisewinston: McCain pushes Joe Lieberman as Gates successor at DOD in CNN interview http://bit.ly/hZCr0Bless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone


The New Republic offers some alternative predictions for where Lieberman will go next.