Nader running for President. Again.

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Much Ado, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. Much Ado macrumors 68000

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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7261670.stm

    If at first...
     
  2. Queso macrumors G4

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    Can anybody just put their name down on the ballot then?
     
  3. Much Ado thread starter macrumors 68000

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    I believe there is something called 'ballot access' to regulate who gets on the ballot, but this guy's tried so many times he's probably on there by default.
     
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    Does he actually campaign? Does he have the money to keep doing this as a sport/hobby?
     
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    Hear that silence?

    That's the sound of America being underwhelmed.
     
  6. Much Ado thread starter macrumors 68000

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    I just can't understand why he even bothers. Financially and emotionally it's ridiculous. Mind you, he is older than McCain. Maybe he just wants to stop him being the oldest candidate.
     
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    What's the definition of insanity again? Doing the same thing over and over, and expecting a different result?

    If Nader wanted to be President, he would have spent the last 4 -- no 12 -- years building a strong grassroots organization aimed at getting like-minded people elected to all levels of government, the leveraging that into a run for the presidency.

    The fact that he seems to not care about any down-ticket races is startling to say the least.
     
  9. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    I appreciate him running because if it comes down to McCain vs Clinton I will vote Nader :)
     
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    ugh

    he's just going to take votes from the dem nominee :/
     
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    So then we'll get stuck with McCain who is 10 times worse than Hillary. Thanks :rolleyes:
     
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    Sorry but I couldn't live with myself if I voted for Clinton. She is just as bad as McCain. I don't trust anything she says.
     
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    The public money set aside for that run. That is where he gets a lot of funding for it.
     
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    Ironic, no? :D
     
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    An idiot he is not. An eccentric character, he most certainly is. A modern-day Don Quixote.

    I don't see him getting on many state ballots. He'll need a certain number of signatures on petitions, which I think will be difficult to get this year, especially if Obama is nominated.
     
  19. stevegmu macrumors regular

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    Posted by The Nader Team
    I don't think R. Nader actually posts. Barak is the accurate spelling of the name in the Middle East.
     
  20. Queso macrumors G4

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    And the relevance of that would be what exactly Étienne? As I'm sure you're aware, Obama's non-American ancestry are Kenyan.
     
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    It explains why someone may have misspelled Barack. After all, his middle name is Hussein.
     
  22. Queso macrumors G4

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    There are Husseins right across the world from the US to Indonesia. Your explanation only works if the writer is a backward hick from small town America who doesn't realise just how prevalent the name actually is.
     
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    He supports R. Nader's ideology and vision. What do you expect?
     
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    Yeah, I believe Hussein is one of the top 10 (if not top 5) arabic names in the world. Hussain was the grandson of the prophet Mohammed. The name means "good" or "handsome" :p

    wiki ftw
     
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    i think it obvious that republicans need to split the vote so we can stay in iraq for 100 years
    they are evil
     

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