underbelly on 30 Oct 2000 00:45:31 -0000

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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> Nader is important: get rid of him!

"Mr.Bad" wrote:

> I guess it's possible that there could be an Ebola breakout in the
> Supreme Court in the next 4 years that wipes out all the justices. A
> Democratic president could then appoint 9 fresh-faced hale and hearty
> 25-year-old prochoicers. Assuming they could get through a Republican
> Senate, we wouldn't have to worry about Roe v. Wade for another 50
> years or so.

Wouldn't that be lovely?

> I dunno what it is, exactly, that makes you think the 2000 election is
> some kind of watershed. But it seems to me that a CRUCIAL election is
> one where progressives have a chance to shake some things up. There is
> more momentum in the American left right now than there's been in 15
> years. Wasting that by going back under the yoke of the DLC-controlled
> Democratic Party would be FOOLISH in the extreme.
> ~Mr. Bad

you're not *Bad*; you just don't know how good you've got it under these
dems you've so demonized. I guess everyone needs their demons. have fun.

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