Tactics and Substance in the 2004 Elections GoogleNews: Howard Dean

March 2, 2004

by J

Aspiring to Vermont

One of the things that I believe worked against Howard Dean and his candidacy is that he believed that the rest of the country could be like Vermont. Where politics still retains some semblance of civility, where the press takes their job seriously, where the people understand participatory democracy and the value of community. Those assumptions failed for the nation as a whole this time around, and it's to our detriment that we are not, as a country, more like Vermont.

Today, Vermonters supported Howard Dean. I salute them.

And, I'm thinking semi-seriously about investigating real estate options there.
Posted by J at March 2, 2004 08:50 PM

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