JUST POSTED ON TAP ONLINE: A HAWK FOR ALL SEASONS. Is Joe Lieberman actually strong, or at least serious, on defense issues? Spencer Ackerman says no. The senator adheres to no coherent or systematic foreign policy doctrine beyond a blanket, consistent hawkery on every security issue of the day. Ackerman examines Lieberman's record since the Persian Gulf War, concluding that "the most surprising thing about Lieberman's defense record is the difficulty of defining Liebermanism. On the central question of why a nation should or shouldn't go to war, Lieberman's answer is simply, 'yes!'" Read the whole thing.