By saying that he's discounted every non-white, non-male Republican. And that includes a long, long list of people. One of them is Carly Fiorina, the first and only woman to EVER lead a Fortune 20 company, who issued this succinct response: "It is disappointing to see Howard Dean trying to use gender and race to divide voters. His comments are insulting, inappropriate and have no place in this election.”
I think she was biting her tongue quite a bit, but I'd like to offer a resounding "Heck yea, Carly!" I think many other "unsuccessful" women may have similar thoughts.