How Sorry Is This Guy?

If Ralph Nader wants any votes in this election, he should cop to the last one he screwed up

Alex Wong / AP

Ralph Nader on Meet the Press, February 24, 2008

People used to like Ralph Nader. Which is impressive since he is the progenitor of two of the world's most annoying types of people: local-TV consumer advocates and guys who enjoy reminding you to put your seat belt on. Sure, it was a little weird when he started campaigning for President in 1992, but we looked past that because he had given us so much and because back then running for President was just an adorable hobby designed to entertain Larry King. When Nader ran in 2000, taking key votes from Al Gore, however, he alienated every conceivable base. Now Democrats...

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