A MAN WITH A MEMORY LOOKS AT THE "STOP DEAN" MOVEMENT | 2004-01-04
The big political news of January 1, 2004 is the "Stop Howard Dean" movement.
The political news of January 1, 1964 was the "Stop Goldwater" movement. Goldwater got the nomination.
In January 1, 1968, Richard Nixon was the only candidate left standing, and everybody was looking for an alternative. Nixon got the nomination.
The big political news on January 1, 1972 was the Stop McGovern movement. McGovern got the nomination.
On January 1, 1980 the big news was the Stop Reagan movement. Reagan got the nomination
Buchanan tried to stop the Bush nomination. Bush got the nomination.
In 2000 the big news was McCain's Stop Bush, Junior. Bush, Junior got the nomination.
I have never heard of a Stop Somebody Movement ever succeeding. But I am also the only person who notices things like that.