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Wednesday, December 08, 2004
Two NYTimes Editorials
Donna Brazile, head of Gore's campaign, on the DNC Chair It's all about the grassroots, which is why Howard Dean should be the choice. He has shown his commitment to building the party long-term, by seeding candidates for local races. All politics is local.
Wash governor Gary Locke on the state of the Democratic party Doesn't say much, except that Democrats need to listen to people and talk about their problems. While it would of course be wise for the DNC chair to talk to governors, that runs the risk of articulating a nuanced platform that tries to catch as many of the pet-problems in as many states as possible, rather than starting with the broad vision - eg. reward work not wealth - and finding how that fits in with specific problems.