That egomaniacal and absurd Ralph Nader is considering another run for president makes sense to me. But why John Nicols would write above this idea in such a favorable manner is beyond me. If you think that what the left needs to pursue is a Leninist strategy of deliberately bringing about Republican victories then, fine, cheer Nader on. But otherwise, any conceivable assemblage of people and organization would have a more constructive impact in the context of a primary campaign -- even a losing primary campaign can shift discussion in the direction of its leader's views.

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