Sunday, February 24, 2008

Nader jumps in

Well, if Mike Huckabee wants to save some dough on the campaign trail, he should call Ralph Nader.

Nader made his fifth candidacy for the presidency official today on NBC's Meet the Press:

Nader makes it five

Huckabee and Nader should travel together. They wouldn't have any shortage of things to discuss, and they would both save money along the way.

I thought that Nader's book, Civic Arousal, was sold out more as a result of its title than because of his popularity. But then my friend Amy told me that at one point today, Nader was the No. 1 search term on Google.

There are signs, though, that Nader isn't exactly ready for his closeup: The lead headline on his web site, "Stop importing dangerous drugs," was updated on Feb. 22.