He may no longer be chairman of the Democratic National Committee, but Howard Dean has found ways to stay relevant in the midst of heated debate over one of his favorite issues: health care. Dean is traveling the nation, rallying disappointed Democrats. "The worst thing that could happen is to pass a bill without a public option," he recently told a group of supporters. Still, some of Dean's fellow Democrats inside the beltway say that his taking a stand may do more harm than good. "What Howard is doing is principled but destructive," one strategist told the Washington Post.