Though eventually eligible to be drafted into the military, he received a deferment for an unfused vertebra. Dean argued that Nader would be more effective if he lobbied on election law reform issues during his campaign. Retrieved November 21, In Novembera documentary film about Dean and his campaign, Dean and Mewas released and shown at several film festivals around the country. According to a Newsday editorial written by Verne Gay, some members of the television audience criticized the speech as loud, peculiar, and unpresidential. He remained neutral until John Kerry became the presumptive nominee. Barbara Snelling Doug Racine.
Other high-profile endorsers included:
InDean spearheaded a grassroots campaign to stop a condominium development on Lake Champlaininstead favoring the construction of a bicycle trail. And while former Clinton strategist James Carville criticized Dean's efforts, saying more seats could have been won with the traditional plan of piling money solely into close races, the results and the strategy were met with tremendous approval by the party's executive committee in its December meeting. Carrillo spent 20 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Retrieved April 4, He just doesn't act the part.
By the time of the Iowa caucuses, he led among commitments from superdelegates — elected officials and party officers entitled to convention votes by virtue of their positions. Dean ran for the position a second time in He was the Lieutenant Governor of Vermont from toand a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from to Other high-profile endorsers included: Smith Aiken Wills M.