Sunday, December 05, 2004

Draft Howard Taking Out Ads on DC Tv

Draft Howard, together with Driving Votes is planning to put ads on tv in Washington, DC, which is where many of the DNC members hang out, in an attempt to get him the Chair. Quite possibly an efficient use of money; if you think so, they'd love it if you gave, even just $5. Their plea:

The race for DNC Chair has reached a new level of intensity, and now is the time to take the next step. We cannot let the talking heads and the political establishment define us once again.

We need to tell them that we will not sit back and maintain the status quo. So we're going to speak to them the only way they understand: we're going on the air in Washington, D.C.

In the next few days, we will put together a series of TV ads to run next week. They will take our message to the belly of the beast, and make clear that Howard Dean is the choice of ordinary Democrats.

We have teamed up with Driving Votes PAC to raise the money and get the ads on the air. We have a modest goal $5,000 to air the first round of ads. Please help put them on the air.

Regular people like us donated hundreds of millions of dollars and countless volunteer hours to Democratic candidates in every state. Yet establishment types who have led our party astray for too long want to choose a leader who wines and dines the ultra-rich and sells out to the entrenched interests in Washington.

The future of our party is at stake. We are the backbone of the party, and we need to speak up. And that=92s exactly what we're going to do. is working with Driving Votes PAC to produce a series of TV ads that will explain why Howard Dean is our choice. Driving Votes PAC will pay for the time and other related costs, but they need our help.

Please give just $25 to take back your party.

We can still define the terms of this debate. We can make clear that this is not about liberal or conservative -- Howard Dean is a centrist reformer. We can make clear that the leader of our party cannot be chosen in a smoke-filled room. We can make clear that this isn't about 2006 or 2008 -- this is about rebuilding the party for the long term.

This is just the beginning. We will be initiating more projects in the coming weeks, so please send along your ideas. And please forward this e-mail on to anyone you know who cares about the future of the Democratic Party.

Many thanks,

Kevin Thurman

No relation to Strom, by the way.


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