Fwd: [Marxism] The most compelling reason to vote for Nader
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Thu May 13 15:13:25 MDT 2004
Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> posted an article by Hitchens which has I've clipped for reasons of brevity:-Paul B Subject: [Marxism] The most compelling reason to vote for Nader
Vanity Fair, May 2004
Unsafe On Any Ballot
By Christopher Hitchens
>And a slight secret about Ralph Nader is the extent of his conservatism.
>The last time I saw him up close, he was the guest at Grover Norquists
>now famous Wednesday Morning gathering, where Washingtons disparate
>conservative groups meetby invitation only, and off the recordunder
>one ceiling. He gave them a sincere talking-to, pointing out that their
>favorite systemfree market capitalismwas undermining their professedly
It's interesting that in his article Hitchens "conservative baits" Nader. A couple of years ago while being jeered by an anti-war audience in Chicago, Hitchens replied "My heating bill is more than any of you peoples income!" Yesiree, 'ol Chris is certainly a man of the people.
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