Last night we celebrated an historic moment in American history...but not in Ralph Nader's America.
On a night when we celebrated the first African-American elected to the highest office in our country, Ralph Nader clung to the past by publicly pondering whether Obama
In ol' Bitter Nader's defense, he probably worked a long time on the whole "Uncle Sam/Uncle Tom" word play and he wasn't about to give it up so easily. But I am disappointed he didn't have a witty backup. He could have used -
"is going to be a Master for the people of this country, or a slave to the giant corporations."Although that may have been too subtle for ol' Ralph Bigoty. He could have used -
"is going to step up for the people of this country, or step and fetch it for the giant corporations."Or even -
"is going to be Rambo for the people of this country, or Sambo for the giant corporations."I mean, come on Ralph! If you're going to be a racist, come out with all guns a blazing.
So on a night when we all celebrated an historic event, Ralph Nader did a lot of Jim Crowing. Thanks Ralph. Real classy.