This is a pretty amazing read. I haven't heard anything about this in the news yet, although looking at the sidebar of this article shows there are some related links on nytimes.com. Who survives such a collision? Possibly more amazing yet, who finds a secret military base in the jungle??
Grimis is dead on. The worst thing to happen this early is high expectations that Dean or anyone can't meet. Gephardt likely has some tricks up his sleeve. Dean is in the drivers seat, sort of, but not the presumptive winner.