January 19, 2004

ALL OF A SUDDEN, Howard Dean can’t catch a break:

Presidential candidate Howard Dean’s attempt Monday to attend a ceremony honoring the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. left many in the audience unhappy and complaining that the former Vermont governor was trying to overshadow the event.

The Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans hosted the 15th annual event, held at the Iowa Historical Building in Des Moines.

“That’s not for him,” said Seville Lee, 26 of Des Moines. “This was nothing but a conniving way for him to sneak in and take up a vote from the African-American community.”

Maybe Sullivan is right — it’s the Gore Curse!

UPDATE: More here.

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