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Progressive as Pawns

This article is from 2004. don’t let it be about 2008.

Progressive as Pawns
Cannon Fodder for Kerry’s War on Nader

by Stephen Conn
www.dissidentvoice.org

The progressives and peace activists who are helping to stop Ralph Nader and Peter Miguel Camejo don’t realize it but they are being used by people who represent the corporate interests, especially the military-industrial complex, of the two major parties.

After months of fund raising, research and development of a detailed attack plan, anti-Nader Democrats hatched a much publicized two pronged attack on the Nader campaign in meetings with party leaders from Washington, New Mexico and elsewhere during the Democratic Convention (David Postman, “Nader foes seek funding from Democratic donors,” Seattle Times. July 28, 2004).

The first prong was a nationwide preemptive attack on voters who might choose Nader. The Democratic Party would field law firms to challenge Nader’s access to state ballots with ubiquitous lawsuits to deplete his resources and limit his candidacy. Nader’s grassroots campaign would be sued to death. The second prong was a campaign to insinuate and perpetuate a lie found effective by polling and focus groups, that Ralph Nader was a tool of right wing Republican

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