Democratic Party leader Howard Dean declared on Monday that the war in Iraq cannot be won, saying “”The idea that we’re going to win this war is an idea that unfortunately is just plain wrong.”
“They kind of cherry-picked that one the same way the president cherry-picked the intelligence going into Iraq.”
This has been Dean’s pattern since the fall of 2003. He makes an outrageous statement and then claims he was taken out of context.
Of course the country understands Dean perfectly well, and his many uncontrollable outburts are on tape. He’s an anti-military conspiracy oriented nutter who has managed to parlay anti-growth parochialism into a career as a Vermont governor, which he in turn parlayed with the help of Joe Trippi into a brief dance in the center of American politics. But then folks started paying attention, Dean went unbalanced with an audience for the first time, and then again and again, and then he screamed himself into marginalism.
Now he’s a combination of Harold Stassen and Jack Nicholson’s Joker, muttering about the Vietnam War and doing one thing exceptionally well: Revealing the heart of the Democrat Party for what it truly is –committed to retreat, defeat, and American eclipse.
Give Dean his own cable channel 24/7. He’s the best thing that has ever happened to the GOP. Of course, Dean never enters a real debate or agrees to a tough interview. But he fouls off even softball pitches and his boiling anger is never far from the surface.
The perfect chairman for the Dems.