Earth to Greens: don’t support Nader’s bid
February 25, 2008, 2:23 pm by bottleman. Filed under: making a difference, politics.

Somehow, kalevkevad’s photo titled “Garbage Disaster” seems apropos.

photo by flickr user kavelkevad, used under Creative Commons license, see

It’s a gentle preview of what might happen if Ralph Nader’s presidential bid manages to splinter off a piece of the progressive vote this year. Yes, I groaningly agree, none of the major candidates in the current election are sworn enemies of corporate capitalism. And you have to give the man extreme props for his heroism as a consumer advocate. But the concept that there is no difference between the two major parties, especially on environmental policies, is preposterous.

Go home to your honors and your achievements and a well-deserved beer, Ralph. I’ll even send you a sweet, sweet six to get the party started. We can watch the election returns together, and hold hands, and cry, and at the end of the night, smile with just a smidgeon of hope.

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poor ralph, he did so much good in the 70s and 80s and now he is just a sad joke. but i wouldn’t worry about him, he got 1% of the vote in 2004 with john kerry in the race instead of obama. maybe he can eke out .75% this time…

Comment by peter on 25.02.2008 um 11:56 pm

are you kidding me?
Ralph Nader is a fucking god compared to the dumb-asses you are willing to support and vote for. go to and stop pretending that you arn’t voting for Obama because it’s trending, because if you wern’t voting to fit in, you’d vote for Nader. he is more liberal then your candidate could ever be.

Comment by Josh Cash on 24.09.2008 um 10:15 am