“With Howard Dean as its next chair of the DNC, the party will have someone who not only understands change, but knows how to make it happen,” says Donnie Fowler in withdrawing from the race.
That only leaves former Rep. Tim Roemer of Indiana, a centrist who has stated his personal opposition to a Woman’s Right to Choose a safe and legal abortion.
“He gave the Democratic Party its swagger back,” said Kathy Sullivan, chairwoman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, reminiscing about Dean’s willingness to challenge President Bush. “He reminded them that they should not act like a beaten dog.”
Nancy Pelosi, minority leader in the House, said, “I would think Gov. Dean would take his lead from us.” She seemed to have forgotten that was what others had done in the past and that doing so led to total failure.