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Re: E-M:/ A serious Nader question



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Enviro-Mich message from "Nancy Shiffler" <shifflern@hotmail.com>
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I agree with Tim.  I'm not willing to see the Arctic National Wildlife 
Refuge go down the tubes just so I can make a statement of principal.

Nancy Shiffler


>From: Tim Flynn <timf@mac.com>
>Reply-To: Tim Flynn <timf@mac.com>
>To: joonmck <joonmck@gateway.net>
>CC: <enviro-mich@great-lakes.net>
>Subject: Re: E-M:/ A serious Nader question
>Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 11:19:14 -0400
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>Enviro-Mich message from Tim Flynn <timf@mac.com>
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> > From: joonmck <joonmck@gateway.net>
> > Subject: Re: E-M:/ A serious Nader question
> >
> > P.S. This does not mean that I do not respect those who "Go Gore"...it
> > really comes down to a question of strategy and tactics...short term
> > (Gore); long-term (Nader and his kind...see the 5% matchinig funds for
> > 2004 etc.). These can either be viewed as strident oppositions or
> > friendly disagreements...I prefer the second one.
>
>You have to survive the short term to get to the long term!  For those
>species and habitats destroyed in a Bush era the long term will not exist.
>
>The perfect (long term) can be the enemy of the good (short term).
>
>This debate is not anti-democratic just because some of us are trying to
>make it is clear that a vote for Nader is a de facto vote for Bush.  It's
>not disingenuous to question Nader's candidacy, it's called democratic
>debate.  And reading his letter is about all you need to question his
>tactics and his candidacy.
>
>Tim Flynn
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