“Howard Dean appeared on Good Morning America this morning and was asked whether he really thought that republicans were only white christrians.
Dean: “It’s true.”
You can watch the video HERE.”
SFGate.com has even more detailed audio of Dean’s outrageous comments. You can hear him joke “just between us, eh”. Is he that naive?
“In S.F., Dean calls GOP ‘a white Christian party’
In this 4 min. 48 sec. excerpt from Howard Dean’s remarks Monday in San Francisco, Dean responds to a question from reporter Portia Li with the World Journal about a poll showing a slide in support for Republicans among Asian and women voters. … Later in the roundtable interview, Chronicle reporter Carla Marinucci asks a follow-up question about Dean’s recent aggressive tone toward the GOP.”
Howard Dean, described the Republican Party as unwelcoming to anyone but white Christians. The liberal Philadelphia Inquirer (bypass registration through BugMeNot) says the Democratic party is a “ball of confusion.” The site unpartisan.com has links to Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean defending his words today, including his comment that the GOP is “pretty much a white, Christian party.” However, in the U. S. Congress, Dr. Dean is receiving few accolades according to The QandO Blog, where they are reporting “More Dems distance themselves from Dean“.
“House Democratic leaders yesterday distanced themselves from Howard Dean’s fiery rhetoric, saying that the outspoken Democratic Party chairman’s recent controversial statements do not speak for them. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.) yesterday said Dean was not speaking on behalf of the party when he made those comments.”
Captain’s Quarters reminds of us Howard Dean during the last election when Al Sharpton skewered him on the race card. The Captain is writing that Howard Dean is continuing to self-immolate as the DNC chair.
“This last charge is hilarious coming from Dean. Recall, please, what started the Dean collapse during the 2004 primary race. Dean came to the Iowa caucuses as the acclaimed frontrunner by raising prodigious amounts of money, thanks to Joe Trippi and his visionary outreach. He had the momentum and had captured the imagination of the party. The Iowa caucuses were expected to anoint him as the dragonslayer against the hated George Bush. Then the Iowa debate came on January 11th, and it all slipped away — and race was his Kryptonite, and Al Sharpton his Lex Luthor.”