The New Republic on Nader

Michael Pollak mpollak at
Sat Oct 28 14:23:53 PDT 2000

> The New Republic takes its best shot:


There is something even more curious than Nader's sudden pandering.

(Excuse us, his sudden hunger for Levantine peace.) It turns out that

Nader's cheapness on this question, and his conspiratorial view of the

world, go back very far. They go back to March 1960, when the left's

gaunt hero published an article called "Business Is Deserting

America," in which he warned ominously of "our ingrained gullibility

to internationalism." The remarkable thing is that Nader published his

piece in The American Mercury, an obscenely anti-Semitic magazine.


The youthful mistake of the saint? Perhaps; but neither Gore nor Bush

ever made quite such a mistake.

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Actually Gore made exactly the same sort of mistake, but much more recently -- his serious flirtation in 1991 of the "God Hates Fags" Minister.


__________________________________________________________________________ Michael Pollak................New York City..............mpollak at

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