Worst idea of the week

The first time you run a protest campaign, you might get admired for attempting to shape the debate and standing on your principles. But if you don’t make a dent, and then use that nothing you gained to run again, people start to see that you are running for yourself more than anything else.

Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich, who unsuccessfully ran for president in 2004, said Monday he is planning another bid because his party isn’t pushing hard enough to end the
Iraq war.
Ohio Rep. Kucinich to run for president – Yahoo! News

What a waste of time. It seems even more pointless than Nader’s half-assed “campaign” in 2004. Even progressive Democrats will be ignoring Kucinich this time.

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