• John McCain suffered under the North Vietnamese, but wait until you see what the Democrats do to Joe Lieberman.

• That is, unless McCain puts Lieberman under witness protection.

• Lieberman had trouble getting through security at the Republican National Convention when his pro-choice credentials set off the metal detectors.

• It wasn't just being pro-choice that kept Lieberman off the Republican ticket. It was revealed that he never shot a moose in Alaska.

By Mark Russell

Tribune Media Services