It's My Green Party, and I'll Vote How I Want To
Is a vote for Ralph Nader for president a vote in favor of a new greener, more progressive political movement or a de facto vote for Republican candidate George W. Bush? The Green Party nominee has campaigned in more than 35 states so far, hammering home his anti-corporate message and criticizing Al Gore for being too weak on the environment, among other issues. Polls have shown Nader getting 4 to 5 percent support nationally, and even higher numbers on the West Coast, driving speculation that his campaign could draw a significant number of votes away from Gore. Some enviros say they are backing Nader to protest against the Clinton-Gore administration for being too quick to compromise on green issues.