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A New Year’s Message From Ralph Nader

Monday, December 31, 2007

This release was issued by a spokesperson for Ralph Nader…

A New Year's Message from Ralph Nader, Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, and Matt Gonzalez, former Board President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors

"Do you really believe if we replace a bunch of corporate Republicans with a bunch of corporate Democrats that anything meaningful is going to change? This has to stop. It's that simple."

That is our simple New Year's message for 2008.

Millions of Americans will be watching Iowa and New Hampshire to determine whether the Democrats will propose meaningful change. Hillary Clinton is an unacceptable candidate to large numbers of independents, Democrats, and third party members.

As of last June, more than 150 top corporate executives had raised money for Hillary Clinton's campaign. Who Business is Betting On, Fortune Magazine, June 26, 2007. Fortune also reported "safe to swim signs are sprouting up all over Clinton Inc.," and that she touted "what is probably the broadest CEO support among the candidates," even more than Rudy Giuliani. The Nation magazine reported Hillary Clinton's "advisers in her inner circle are closely affiliated with unionbusters, GOP operatives, conservative media and other Democratic Party antagonists." Hillary Inc., June 4, 2007.

If Hillary Clinton prevails, millions of Americans will look elsewhere for change, or stay home.

It's that simple.

Happy New Year.

Views expressed in this column are those of the author, not those of Rasmussen Reports.

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