Friday, August 03, 2007

Howard Dean at YearlyKos (Video)

DNC Chairman Howard Dean fires up the liberal crowd at YearlyKos in Chicago . . .

Devilstower notes that old media is paying serious attention to the liberal convention: "The word "liberal" might not have seen this much ink since the time of Truman."

Devilstower has a nice wrap-up of some of the old media coverage of the liberal gathering, including this from E. J. Dionne Jr.:

The Rise of Kos -- Daily Kos is often described as liberal, but it is, more than anything, partisan. Its core assumption is that ideological conservatives made the Republican Party their vehicle and rallied in lock step against Democrats. The party of FDR and JFK needed to find the same discipline. The key litmus tests for Kos and his many allies in the blogosphere involve not long lists of issues developed by the American Civil Liberties Union or the AFL-CIO, but loyalty in standing up against Bush and doing what's necessary to build a Democratic majority.

In other words, liberal days are coming.

Videos via TPM