29 Apr '11, 3pm

Nader: Obama’s guaranteed to win, so why not make him sweat?

Former Green presidential candidate -- and former presumed Democratic spoiler -- Ralph Nader doesn't plan to run again this time around. But that isn't keeping him from political machinations. Nader's plan for 2012: Obama's gonna win anyway, so why not put some pressure on him to move leftward? Obama's win is basically guaranteed, thanks to Republican fractiousness and the president's big-business backing, Nader wrote in a recent op-ed . So a little peer pressure in the form of some primary challengers could make him more palatable to far-left constituents, without ruining his chances. Nader's putting together a crack team of progressive candidates to show up at debates and go "c'moooooooonnnnnnn" until Obama gives in: Obama is “really in a very, very powerful position” to win reelection, Nader told POLITICO, and the slate of candidates wouldn’t be meant to give Obama a se...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-04-29-nader-obamas-guarant...

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