In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll admit that I was a staunch supporter of Ralph Nader’s 2000 presidential campaign. In fact a pro-Nader piece I wrote called, “The Lesser of Two Evils or The Greatest Common Good” found its way onto listservs and blogs across the Internet in October of that year.
However, I have become disappointed in Ralph Nader, his decision to abandon the Green Party, and the fight to create a viable option to the nation’s oppressive two party system. His actions since 2003 seem self-serving and divisive to me.
So I had to weigh in when I saw that Nader is catching flack for some comments he made to Colorado’s Rocky Mountain News recently: Continue reading