Ralph Nader: I just can’t support him or vote for him

These are some of the issues that Ralph Nader stands for according to his website:

  • Adopt single payer national health insurance,
  • Cut the huge, bloated, wasteful military budget
  • No to nuclear power, solar energy first
  • Aggressive crackdown on corporate crime
    and corporate welfare
  • Open up the Presidential debates
  • Adopt a carbon pollution tax
  • Reverse U.S. policy in the Middle East
  • Impeach Bush/Cheney
  • Repeal the Taft-Hartley anti-union law
  • Adopt a Wall Street securities speculation tax
  • Put an end to ballot access obstructionism
  • Work to end corporate personhood

Ralph Nader is the idealistic man in a non-idealistic world. Those of us that grew up in the 60’s and 70’s vividly recall that world of idealism. And yes, purely on the issues he is.

But I just can’t do it. That is, support or vote for Ralph Nader. He is dead on with every one of my issues.

And why can’t I support or vote for him (besides the fact he is not electable)?

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