Friday, November 26, 2004

Eleanor Clift: Dean an "obvious choice" to lead DNC

Here’s a snippet, but you should read the whole article to get a better sense of her argument:

The struggle to be Democratic National Committee chair is round one of the battle for the soul of the party. The obvious choice is Howard Dean, who has the clarity of conviction and the passion that voters hunger for even if they don’t always agree with him.

Interestingly, Clift claims that Vilsack withdrew because he saw numbers that suggested a Dean win, and the Clintons are “quietly pulling” for Dean. (Dean running DNC would effectively take him out of the ’08 horse race, eliminating one potential rival for Hillary, so the logic goes. I’m not buying it, but it’s not like they’re listening to me anyway!)


  1. Dean would be good for that job. The present leadership has been lame. He really was able to motivate a lot of people to get off their asses and contribute, both financially and with their efforts. Hell, I even ran successfully for committeeman!

  2. NO to Dean! We don't need a high flight Liberal in there. Bill Lipinski is the choise for me!