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Chris Hedges: Why we should vote for Nader

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By Ben Cohen

When Ralph Nader announced he was running for Presidency, the Democratic Party moved swiftly to denounce and ridicule him. Having stood idly by while the most extreme Republican government in history illegally invaded two sovereign nations, wrecked environmental policy and ruined the economy, it is amazing Democrats have the gall to speak out against a man who has vociferously opposed it all.

In a brilliant article in TruthDig, Chris Hedges explains why voting for a mainstream Democrat validates their sickening appeasement of the far right.