A generous item on Calbuzz about my attempts to speak to the California Democratic party at its upcoming convention. … If they want to endorse Sen. Boxer, fine. But why bother to declare her two opponents not “viable” and rule them out beforehand? I’ll be on the ballot regardless. The main effect of the party’s semi-authoritarian, Iraq-like decree seems to be to prevent me from speaking to the convention. Are they afraid someone might listen? I didn’t realize Boxer was that insecure about her prospects. … 1:27 P.M.