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Katya Ryder
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Feb 15, 2008

When I spoke to Don Fowler, the ex-DNC chairman, about what Howard Dean should do, he pointed me to something his son, Donnie, wrote on The Huffington Post.

The younger Fowler is a Democratic activist in his own right — he ran against Dean for the DNC job — and he weighs in on the possibility of superdelegates deciding the Democratic nomination:

My father Don Fowler is a superdelegate. I love my father, and I trust my father. And I gave up letting my father dictate my life since he determined how late I got to stay up at night.

But Fowler goes on to explain that, because "most superdelegates have spent the majority of their lives serving the Democratic Party," they can be trusted to do the right thing.

Turns out Fowler was sparring with Ari Emanuel, the Hollywood super-agent and brother of Rahm, the Illinois congressman who chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

The Hollywood Emanuel starts down the same path as Fowler:

My brother Rahm Emanuel is a superdelegate. I love my brother, and I trust my brother. But I gave up letting my brother dictate my life since he determined whether he got the top or bottom bunk in our bedroom back in Chicago.

But he goes on to make the opposite case, that Democrats should "reject any such funny business," instead calling on superdelegates to simply support the decision of the voters.

Surely there’s a new reality show here just waiting to come out.

Katya Ryder | School teacher, earned National Board Certification in 2013 I have a passion for science and majored in biology at Arizona State University, where I also earned teaching certificate and Master of Education

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