According to Fox News:
NEW YORK â€” Democratic Sen. Christopher Dodd, a veteran lawmaker who entered Congress in the post-Watergate class of 1974, will announce his bid for the presidency, Democratic officials said Wednesday.
Dodd, 62, will make the formal announcement in an interview Thursday morning on the “Imus in the Morning” radio show â€” a curious bit of timing since he’ll be forced to compete with heavy coverage of President Bush’s speech on the Iraq war.
Dodd will travel late Thursday to Iowa, which will host the first presidential nominating caucus next January. He heads to South Carolina, an early primary state, on Sunday.
Kathy Sullivan, the chairwoman of the Democratic Party in New Hampshire, said in an interview that she had spoken to Dodd and he said, “‘I’m not going to do the exploratory thing, I’m going to plunge right in.”‘
And a little more:
“People really like him. He’s very smart. He’s also very articulate. And I think he might have the sharpest wit of anyone in the field,” Sullivan said.
I would take what Sullivan says and change it a little: “I think he might have the sharpest wit of anyone in the field which means nothing, in fact, it means less than nothing to the point where Dodd should quit now”.
Dodd’s on the list with George Pataki, Joe Biden, Al Sharpton and others who should quite before they begin. Unfortunately I have to waste another image and another category. So it goes…