Timothy Noah on Muck Rack

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Washington, D.C.
Contributing Writer — MSNBC

Author, The Great Divergence. I write twice weekly for http://t.co/dsYli34m0y. Previously at New Republic (TRB column), Slate, WSJ, Washington Monthly, etc.

Aug 29, 2014

@delong I didn't say they were long ago. Nader played a key role pushing minimum wage to forefront in '11 and '12 while Obama resisted.

Aug 29, 2014

@delong Taylor Branch writes well about what a hard call 1960 was for folks who cared about civil rights.

Aug 29, 2014

@delong Blacks went big for JFK b/c of JFK's phone call when MLK was in jail, which happened late in campaign.

Aug 29, 2014

@delong In 1960 it would have been far from clear to a black man that the Democrats would be better for civil rights than the Republicans.

Aug 29, 2014

@delong I just think Dems need to get over judging Nader on the basis of his cockamamie presidential bids. His contributions lay elsewhere.

Aug 29, 2014

@delong Is Jackie Robinson a bad guy for campaigning for Nixon?

Aug 29, 2014

@delong Hard to imagine Nader anticipating how close it would be in Florida, or how important Florida would turn out to be in the end.

Aug 29, 2014

@delong You can say that about anybody. If Martin Luther King etc.

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