“… He could be intemperate and impulsive … the image of wrath — his forefinger pointing, his fist pounding his palm, his eyes ablaze.” Sean Hannity on Howard Dean? No, Theodore White on Bobby Kennedy in “The Making of the President 1968.”

It’s the same ludicrous charge of being “too angry” that’s being constantly leveled at Dean. Have his Democratic opponents — and the notoriously decorous Washington press corps — suddenly morphed into Miss Manners? Personally, I could never trust a man who does not occasionally get hot under the collar. …”

> Says Arianna Huffington, who concludes in a Salon.com column that “Dean is electable precisely because he’s making a decisive break with the spinelessness and pussyfooting that have become the hallmark of the Democratic Party.”

Author: Rob