Monday, February 25, 2008

What have you done for us lately?

By now you have heard that Ralph Nader has tossed his hat in the ring to run for president this year. My question is, what has he accomplished since 2000?


Blogger Fixer said...

What? Besides stroke his ego every $ years?

February 25, 2008 3:02 AM  
Blogger Fixer said...

4 years, sorry

February 25, 2008 3:03 AM  
Blogger Larry said...

It's not what has he done for us buy what the Republican payoff dollars can do for him.

February 25, 2008 3:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Make him stop. Please.

February 25, 2008 3:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It makes him look like a fool. Who really votes for this guy.

February 25, 2008 4:17 AM  
Anonymous Knox Rover said...

The man is mentally ill. He must be. He seems desperate for attention. I just wish he would go away. I want to punch him every time I see a picture of him.

February 25, 2008 5:24 AM  
Blogger FranIAm said...

He is mentally ill and self obsessed and thoughtless.

Sadly there are a number of people who will find this compelling and they will vote for him.

Needless to say, that number will not likely come from the McCain camp.

This ticks me off. He needs a giant cup of STFU!

February 25, 2008 5:29 AM  
Blogger niCk (Mem Beth) said...

Nader. Give up or choose a party.

Competence will never win the election.

February 25, 2008 5:41 AM  
Blogger Distributorcap said...

the guys does NOTHING for years and then finds the inner Ralph to help the country every 4 years -- well F you Ralph....

like Hillary and McCain -- it is all about Ralph....not the country

if he cared to help and do the right thing he would do something other than hide for 4 years

February 25, 2008 5:52 AM  
Blogger fallenmonk said...

He only got .3% of the vote in 2004. I can't imagine he will do much better against the probable candidates.
To answer your question...nothing, no grassroots, no organization, no advocacy, nothing.

February 25, 2008 5:54 AM  
Blogger La Belette Rouge said...

My husband used to have a Pinto--and he actually liked it. He never forgave Ralph for bringing the Pinto down. ;-)

February 25, 2008 7:09 AM  
Anonymous Joe the Troll said...

You've all echoed what I've been thinking. I might have to put him in the AA election next month.

February 25, 2008 7:15 AM  
Blogger Josie said...

Unfortunately, in your country, Ralph Nader - and anyone else for that matter - has the right to run for President. That's why it's called a democracy. Telling him to shut up goes against everything your country stands for. Having said that, doesn't the man have any sense? Is he not aware of what a devastating effect his last candidacy had on your country? You don't have a strong Democratic candidate, unfortunately, and Obama and Clinton's battle royale with each other is making both of them like weaker and weaker each day. Why is it that the Democrats cannot elect a strong candidate?

Unfortunately, it looks as if you folks had better get used to saying "President McCain, President McCain".


February 25, 2008 7:58 AM  
Blogger Mike said...

Other than mess up every election he has entered, I can't think of a single thing.

Is he running on the Pain In The Ass platform?

February 25, 2008 8:16 AM  
Blogger Blueberry said...

It's been a really long time since he did anything GOOD for us.

February 25, 2008 8:54 AM  
Blogger The Minstrel Boy said...

you would think that someone half as smart as nader is reported to be would realize that not only have his previous runs for the office not advanced his adgenda a single step they have had counterproductive impact.

maybe he's too bleedin' smart for our own good.

February 25, 2008 9:05 AM  
Blogger Swinebread said...

Well, he got a lot of lefties to hate the green party

February 25, 2008 9:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What have dems accomplished?
Point Nader.

February 25, 2008 9:58 AM  
Blogger Sherry said...

the only thing he's accomplished is to have gotten older.

big deal, so have i. can i run???

February 25, 2008 10:43 AM  
Blogger Don said...

Yeah, I read about this. Makes me wonder what candidates' votes he plans on taking away?

I think he just wants the attention.

February 25, 2008 1:23 PM  
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February 25, 2008 3:52 PM  
Blogger an average patriot said...

I use to respect him until his ego became his guide. his accomplishments are numerous but besides screwing the country and establishing a couple new foundations of late I would say he is done. He will be a non entity thid time!

February 25, 2008 4:22 PM  
Anonymous Kevin Hayden said...

He's made a concerted effort to be the national scold. Which is why he's never married.

But he's easy to handle. Give him a shopping cart and he'll be able to yell at people on the street and make children cry, which is the same impact he has on national politics.

February 25, 2008 5:28 PM  
Blogger Sparky Duck said...

Hes proved hes gotten more and more irrelevant

February 25, 2008 7:40 PM  
Blogger D.K. Raed said...

I can't imagine him having much of an impact on votes this time 'round. I actually agree with Ralph on many issues, but our system does not allow a 3rd party any serious consideration unless they are polling above 30%. Ask Perot, who handed Bill Clinton the presidency. I doubt Nader will be included in the general election debates either, which is kind of sad since he might force the REAL candidates to address issues they like to avoid. All without stealing any votes, of course.

February 25, 2008 8:59 PM  
Blogger Dean Wormer said...

Honed his arguments as to why he's not a spoiler and prepare to be a better spoiler this time around.

February 26, 2008 5:01 AM  
Blogger two crows said...

there was a time when he did some pretty good stuff. since he turned his attention to ruining the country, tho, he's undone anything he once accomplished.

February 26, 2008 7:52 AM  
Blogger Sewmouse said...

Josie Dear?

It's not a democracy, snookiedimples - it's a Republic.

Just FYI.

February 26, 2008 12:25 PM  
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February 27, 2008 1:04 AM  

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