Will Nader Dent the Dems?

What’s a presidential campaign without Ralph Nader?On NBC’s Meet the Press today, consumer activist Ralph Nader announced his third party presidential candidacy, hoping to attract supporters among disenfranchised voters.

Considered a spoiler in Al Gore’s Democratic presidential race in 2000, Nader’s 2004 presidential run barely registered.

Will Ralph Nader’s 2008 campaign affect the Democratic nominee? Both Govs. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich., and Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz., guests on today’s Face the Nation on CBS, predicted Nader’s campaign will be a “non-issue” in 2008.

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