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Thursday, May 19, 2005

Dissing Dean Again

The decline of Democratic National Chairman Howard Dean continues. First came the news that his legendary fund-raising abilities were not panning out. Then Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley dissed him during a visit to that city [here]. And even Barney Frank got on his case. Now comes a report that Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano refused to be seen with him when he visited Phoenix. Dean has become radioactive to a large segment of the Democrat polity. This does not bode well for the party's future.

Read about it here.

Robert Novak notes that much of the Democrat Party's leadership is increasingly dissatisfied with Dean's performance. His extremist rhetoric and his deviation from the party line have gone unnoticed in the MSM, but have become a matter of concern for party leaders. Read it here.

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