I actually quit prefacing my ralph nader screeds with the obligatory he-gave-us-the-seatbelt boilerplate years ago.
“His language is off the scale but his sense of injustice is often well-founded,” ralph nader told the Beast.
Think about how ralph nader elected George W. Bush in 2000, for instance, by siphoning off a small number of votes in Florida.
After acting as the spoiler in the 2000 presidential election, ralph nader still sought to run for president again in 2004.
And with that, ralph nader ended his public career with a dishonorable discharge.
Independent candidates such as Ross Perot or ralph nader may sometimes tilt a presidential race.
When he called Obama an "Uncle Tom" and wouldn't apologize, ralph nader effectively cancelled out his own credibility.
Then he likened himself to ralph nader, “Mr. Consumer,” as the public face of a movement.
He is just as likely to bring in Ben Bernanke and ralph nader as Hammurabi and Cato the Elder.
Perhaps it is, if it leads Paul to go the third-party route and play the role of a Ross Perot or a Republican ralph nader.