jf noonan jfn1 at
Wed Jun 10 09:07:01 PDT 1998

On Tue, 9 Jun 1998, Justin Schwartz wrote:

> On Tue, 9 Jun 1998, Carrol Cox wrote:
> > I think Nader is in some ways a comic-book intellectual: he simply has no
> > respect for or interest in people as people. He wants a more "logical"
> > capitalism. One large group of '60s radicals, including my own daughter,
> > were radicalized by being insulted as it were by the illogicality of
> > imperialist practice. Pure logic in that sense is no foundation for
> > digging in for the long run.
> Rubbish. Ralph is no intellectual at all.

No argument here.

> He is a largely atheoretical
> fightoing people's lawyer with the notion taht the law should be used for
> the public interest and against the big boys. He doesn't have a view on
> the desirability of capitalism; his horizons don't go that far.

Then why the fuck did he "run" for president?

> But I
> acnnot imagine anyone with more respect for people or interest in them as
> such, nor do I know of anyone who has done more for them still living.
> --jks

I'm still curious as to how much St. Ralph makes.


Joseph Noonan jfn1 at

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