Joe Lieberman says that the public option is "not attainable" because "the public doesn’t support it." Think Progress has the video—and the facts:

In fact, numerous polls have found strong support for such an option, including a recent SurveyUSA study that found 77 percent of Americans feel it is important to have a “choice” between a government-run health care insurance option and private coverage. Andrew Sullivan notes that independents support it 57-33.

Re-defeat Lieberman in 2012.