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Transcending Progressive Discord

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

"Barack Obama was NEVER a progressive or anything other than a closet Republican. This was true in '08 and continues to be true. He successfully hoodw...

Schadenfreude: It's Not Just For the Right Anymore

Benjamin Sarlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Benjamin Sarlin

The schadenfreude breaking out among Democrats after eight years of a Republican presidency need not be limited to the right. Here, for example, is Ralph Nader calling Barack Obama an "Uncle Tom."

Protesting Protest Votes

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Though it's unlikely Nader or anyone else will prevent Obama from getting elected next week, "Naderists" either think he would be a better president, or, he is a convenient vehicle of protest.

Will Narcissists on the Left Sink Obama?

Philip Slater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Slater

Ralph Nader wasn't, isn't, and never will be in a position to vote for or against anything. Most Nader-lovers are people who really want to lose.

Ralph Nader Turns In Signatures To Get On Ballots

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ralph Nader's independent presidential campaign is scheduled to turn in signatures this afternoon to get on the November ballot in Rhode Island -- the...

Nader's Right About Online Delusion

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dennis Perrin

Reading the liblogs is like watching a character on TV watching TV -- the difference being that the TV actor knows that he or she is playing make-believe. Most libloggers have yet to reach such awareness.

Nader: Obama Trying To "Talk White" And "Appeal To White Guilt"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with the Rocky Mountain News, independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader says he's disappointed with Barack Obama: "There's onl...

Ralph Nader Is A Big Fat Mogul

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

After years of personal mutation and negative growth, much of it spent inhaling his own fumes, Nader has finally morphed into the final form known to all business people.

Ralph Nader's Nadir

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

Politics is all about perception, and the perception of Ralph Nader's first run was that of a tragedy. His redux in 2004 was more of a farce. His run this time will be doomed to be pathetic.

Nader Picks Running Mate

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader selected Matt Gonzalez, a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, t...

Nader to Discuss Election Plans

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Ralph Nader could be poised for another third party presidential campaign. The consumer advocate will appear on NBC's "Meet the Pr...

Again? Nader Launches '08 Exploratory Committee

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The perennial Democratic spoiler is potentially eyeing another run at the presidency, at least according to a new website being launched....