So Lieberman is now opposing the health care bill, even after changes were made to bring it closer in line with his position: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/14/health/policy/14health.html?_r=1 And guess what? For all the claims by Lieberman now that the Medicare buy-in is so crazy and radically left-wing, he ran for Vice President on a platform which proposed exactly this idea. So maybe his views have changed in the last eight years, you could say. That could be possible, except for that fact that he was touting this very idea three months ago. Lieberman Endorsed Medicare Buy-In In September | The New Republic Face it. Lieberman isn't interested in a better bill. He's throwing a little fit because he lost the primary in 2006 due to grassroots opposition from the left and he feels this is his best chance to get revenge.