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Quote: "Nader, unlike Kerry, had a platform that put the American people first."

Nadir's has always had a platform to put American consumer rights first. He is a consumer rights advocate, not a politician. When it comes to politics Nadir is a trickster - very much like Panella. Both hate organized working class politics.

"The USA appears destined by fate to plague America with misery in the name of liberty." Simon Bolivar, Caracas, 1819

by Ritter on Fri Nov 18th, 2005 at 10:13:51 AM EST
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I have seen him speak. He actually talks about what's wrong with america and how to fix it. Democrats talk about what's right with America and how to export it.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Nov 18th, 2005 at 10:16:03 AM EST
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And Kerry if elected would have been the final failure of the Democrats.

He would have continued the sell-out of the working class just like Clinton (who removed more welfare than Reagan). He would have stayed in Iraq, and the Republicans would have made sure that it is viewed as his failure. So would have the oil price hike. While we Europeans would probably have been drawn into the Iraqi mess more strongly.

And what I argued at the time was that the real issue was 2008, not 2004. Had Kerry won in 2004, four years later Jeb Bush or some other Republoscum much more intelligent than Dubya would have taken over - in a real landslide. Then it would have been good-bye America once and for all - now there is some chance that they will be buried deep enough under the Iraq mess and economic troubles for not even Diebold saving them.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri Nov 18th, 2005 at 01:48:59 PM EST
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