February 04, 2004

rie: the update

In a small but strange example of the power involved in "putting things out there in the universe", Rie called today. Perhaps she found my post and decided to extend the hand, or perhaps it was just a weird bit of coincidence. Things like this are always seeming to happen to me.

Anyways, in non-Rie-related news, I'm attending my first Dean Meetup tonight in Glendale. I have not given up the fight, and here are some of my thoughts about it (from a comment posting I made to six different ways:

I'm still holding out that last hope.

What really upsets me is that his downfall, at least in my mind, had been the media's skewering of the audio at the post-Iowa rally. I remember the next few days after, newscasters and commentators just SLAMMING him as non-viable, un-"presidential" candidate - which just infuriates me.

Here's a guy with some great ideas and (I think) the balls to follow through - and the confidence of the average Democratic voter is swayed by a "Hyeeah!". It's really unsettling and I hope, hope, hope that his showings in the future states improves over the course of the next couple of weeks. I know I will be faithfully casting my ballot in the California primary.

With that being said, should Dean's campaign falter after all is said and done, I will adamantly support the decided running team come post-DNC time and will bittersweetly replace the "Dean For America" bumpersticker on my beat-up Honda with that of the designated candidates. Bush has got to go, and that's the bottom line.


posted by julie at February 4, 2004 01:21 PM

things people have said

Cool that Rie called you! I ought to get off my but t and call some of the friends I've lost touch with...

so said: Adam at February 10, 2004 11:33 PM



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