Nicolle Wallace, a senior adviser and campaign spokeswoman for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), praised President-elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama, Clinton reflect on Mondale's legacy Polls suggest House Democrats will buck midterm curse and add to their ranks Boehner: Mass shootings 'embarrassing our country' MORE and his aides for their graciousness after their general election victory.

Wallace, in a column on The Daily Beast, wrote that Obama was right to allow Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) to remain in the Democratic Senate conference and to retain his chairmanship of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

"It was the right thing for Barrack [sic] Obama to do for a man who simply stood up for what