Daily Archives: August 23, 2010

Two Political Predictions by Gregory Hilton

First, Gov. Howard Dean (D-VT), the immediate past Chairman of the Democratic Party, will challenge President Obama for the nomination in 2012. Dean is continuing to emphasize his disagreements with the administration and was not pleased when he was passed over for a Cabinet slot. Dean is smart and he is an excellent public speaker. He has consistently been opposing Obama from the left, especially on health care. A surprise is that Dean is against the 9/11 Mosque and says: “I think some of my own folks at my end of the spectrum of the party are demonizing some fairly decent people who are opposed to this. In no way am I defending the right-wing of the Republican Party. 65% of the people are not right-wing bigots. Some of them really have deep emotional feelings about this.” Continue reading