Scott Hardie | January 21, 2004
There's a movement fronted by the two guys at RepentantNaderVoter to get the people who voted for Nader in 2000 to align themselves against Bush in 2004, whatever the candidate. There's little debate any more about whether Nader's 3% gave Bush his victory over Gore, but four years later, that 3% is divided over whether they should again vote their conscience, or be more practical. I'm not sure what I think of the movement in general, but I do like one point they make: Bush has proven wrong one of Nader's fundamental arguments, that the Democrats and Republicans are all alike. For better or worse, the country would be vastly different today if Gore had won the presidency.

Naturally, there's also UnrepentantNaderVoter, snotty attitude intact.

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