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Campaign Insider. The activist and perennial candidate is spoiling for a fight

Newly announced presidential candidate Ralph Nader spoke with TIME's Jay Newton-Small about his 2008 bid. Read the full interview at

Q. Are you worried about being a spoiler? A. Now wait a minute. That is a politically bigoted word. The two parties have spoiled this country. They've spoiled the electoral process--made it very difficult for candidates who can't raise the cash to move in and sustain themselves. They've spoiled our government. They're the spoilers.

Q. But does your candidacy make it more difficult for the Democrats...

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