AUTHOR: Slublog DATE: 12/22/2003 10:13:00 AM ----- BODY: Dean and the Democrats - Robert Novak says many Democrat strategists fear Howard Dean's nomination can only be stopped at great cost to Democrat unity. Dean will be the Democrat nominee for president, and he will probably lose the general election. If he does, one hopes the Democrats will finally get rid of the worthless Terry MacAuliffe, whose tinkering with the primary process is responsible for making the early primaries Dean is likely to win so important. --------