Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Howard Dean Back in Madison - Pictures & Audio!
Howard Dean came back to the Majestic Theater yesterday. The last time he was at the Majestic was four years ago, near the end of his unsuccessful presidential campaign. He returned as the Chair of the DNC, an organization he's transformed from a bunch of habitual losers into a political powerhouse! Darn shame he wasn't our nominee in '04.
Dean was in top form, and gave an inspirational talk about Democratic politics, the presidential race, and the DNC's new Neighborhood Leadership Program. You can listen to Dean's speech with the player below (click twice if you have IE), or download an mp3 (7 MB) by right-clicking on this link and saving. The speech is 22 minutes long.
The funniest moment of the night was right before the end of Dean's speech. A 9/11 truther came up in front of the stage and unfolded a sign saying something like "9/11 was an inside job". I helped move the guy out, he was quite nice about it, but when he got to the door he started making a lot of noise and then yelled "Don't tase me, bro!". Everyone cracked up!
The picture above is courtesy of Jim S. Be sure to scroll down and check out the rest of the pictures from the event as well. Click on any of the pics for bigger versions.
Mayor Dave and Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton, both of whom spoke at the event.
DPW Chair Joe Wineke and DNC member Jason Rae
Posted by Russell at 10:36 AM