Sunday, April 23, 2006

State Dem Chair to Dean: "murkiness on Iraq not working"

If you desire more evidence of the "scuffling at the gate" problem I posted about yesterday, here it is:

"While not on the agenda, Iraq was raised in a meeting Dean had with state party officials Friday.

Washington State Party chairman Dwight Pelz told Dean the party's "murkiness" on Iraq was causing problems with the rank and file and that tension between activists and the national party leadership in Washington could sap their energy this fall.

"I understand it's always better to have a lot of passion around an election," Dean said. "But what more passion could we possibly invoke than stopping George Bush from continuing to destroy the country?"

Responded Pelz: "It's not working."-from the Knight Ridder story today.

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