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  • America Votes

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    Friday, October 01, 2004

    Faster than a speeding politician 

    So where was Ralph Nader during Thursday night's presidential debate? The man many Democrats consider a spoiler was at the University of Miami - as an audience member and protester. But of course, he wanted more.

    "If I could only go through the ducts and leap out onstage in a cape - that's my dream," said Nader, who enjoyed a dinner at the school's faculty club as he pondered ways to liven up what he called "a presidential puppet show, a presidential charade" governed by preset rules agreed on by the Bush and Kerry campaigns.

    "You know what would I say to them? Burn the 32 pages of rules and go after each other in a free for all. The American people don't want the debates to be a cure for insomnia."

    Perhaps he'd enjoy a nice Deaniac scream.

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 9:16 AM



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