In a hastily called meeting at Dean campaign headquarters, Trippi told tearful staff members that he was out, despite his boss’s insisting that Trippi was staying on.
Trippi was credited with molding Dean into the national candidate he had become until the Dean team failed to stem the negative press that inundated Iowa and led to their candidate’s downfall in the polls. Dean’s decision may be the death knell of his campaign. Trippi was viewed by many of Dean’s Internet and volunteer supporters as the visionary leader of the Dean phenomenon.
Dean apparently had made the decision on Neel, a longtime Gore adviser, in the hours after his Iowa meltdown. In Dean’s conversations with Gore over the weekend before the New Hampshire primary, the former vice president suggested Neel as the man to get the campaign’s organization back on track.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?