Posted on: Nov 1, 2000, Source: Madison Capital Times
A third party presidential campaign against a conservative Republican and an only marginally less conservative Democrat. Issues at stake: corporate power, campaign reform, a two party duopoly. Response to the campaign: attacks from liberals who fear the "spoiler" factor. Nader in 2000? Try "Fighting" Bob La Follette in 1924.
Philadelphia is such a Democratic town that the electricians wiring Bush's convention podium wore t-shirts that read "Republican... for a week." (Photo from <a href=http://www.newsforchange.com>NewsForChange.com</A>)
Thousands of activists disrupted the Republican National Convention on Tuesday afternoon, provoking at least 282 arrests and some police violence, in what may well have been the most raucous convention demonstrations since Chicago in 1968. (Photo from <a href=http://www.newsforchange.com>NewsForChange.com</A>)