I went back to the web site of Democracy for Montana, a former affiliate of Democracy for America, which started out as Dean for America, today. What I found has me wondering whether Democracy for America really ever stood for anything other than promoting Howard Dean.
The web site has zero users and zero guests, and its front page merely reads: “I just created this content item so there would be something on the front page to replace the default new-site page.”
Howard Dean has left his post as chair of the Democratic National Committee to go work for a law firm, helping its clients to gain government access. At the same time, Democracy for America affiliates around the country are falling apart.
Having created content to fill in a temporary replacement for the default? That seems to have been the path for Democracy for America all along.