A number of contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination addressed the California Democratic party. It seems that Howard Deans attack on Bushs Iraq policy got the rowdiest reception. This comment by the spokesman for the Republican Party is good, and shows the problem the Democrats have, and are not yet overcoming (as you can see from the reception that Senator
John Edwards, who supports Bushs Iraq policy, received):
"The Democratic presidential candidates in town this weekend are telling liberal activists what they want to hear, but theyre not offering a message that resonates with mainstream voters. Their message appeals to only two audiences -- the most liberal base of the Democratic Party and the French. And the majority of voters in America dont identify with either one."