Ralph nader and why he is a better candidate than bush or Kerry

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Top Reasons to Vote for Nader

These days with the election coming up so soon we are all hearing and seeing plenty of political advertisements for the upcoming presidential elections, trying to persuade us that they will be the best president... How do you really know, which president will be best for your needs? Although Kerry and Bush have a combined 98 percent of the votes, and most of the media, attention, where does Ralph Nader factor in? According to the American Research group and Fox News Channel, Ralph Nader is currently receiving 2% of the American vote, without any corporate money used toward his campaign. According to keepmedia.com, there are many more progressives who pay plenty of attention to politics, and know what Nader stands for, and even agree with him, yet won't vote for him because they feel it is more important to get Bush out of the White House.

Also according to keepmedia, liberals in California, for example are much more likely to vote for Nader than in Iowa per say because Kerry is predicted to win by about 8%, an extremely large margin in the Electoral College, yet in Iowa where the vote is tied at 49%, strong liberals aren't as likely to vote for him. Yet another way in which Nader gets the shaft is that in California, among many other states, he doesn't even appear on the ballot and can only be a write-in. If you count these factors into the mix, it is certain that Nader would clearly get a much higher percentage of the vote, even than he did in 2000 (5%), and it is possible he could have a chance at winning the election if no "polls" were ever done. Even though 57% of Americans surveyed would like to see Ralph...