Third Party candidate debate: Meet the Press, Oct. 1, 2000
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from Buchanan debates Nader (number of quotes indicated):
- Pat Buchanan (8)
- Ralph Nader (9)
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Pat Buchanan: RU-486 is a human pesticide; ban it.
Ralph Nader: Women should decide whether to use RU-486, not government.
Budget & Economy|
Pat Buchanan: Return surplus to American people; end ‘bipartisan pig-out’.
Ralph Nader: Use surplus to rebuild country & provide for communal needs.
Pat Buchanan: Vermont civil unions are ‘absurd’.
Ralph Nader: Equal gay rights, including civil union.
Ralph Nader: Gore has given auto industry and other polluters a free ride.
Energy & Oil|
Pat Buchanan: Drill in Alaska and play hardball with OPEC.
Ralph Nader: Drilling Alaska is a temporary fix for an inebriated system.
Ralph Nader: Green Party does not take PAC, soft, or corporate cash.
Pat Buchanan: Need new post-Cold War bottom-up strategy review.
Ralph Nader: Kill F-22, Seawolf, Osprey, & other gold-plated weapons.
Pat Buchanan: Use troops on borders to limit immigration.
Ralph Nader: Support democracy abroad so fewer will immigrate.
Principles & Values|
Pat Buchanan: Conspiracy by two parties to deny letting Americans hear him.
Pat Buchanan: Real conservatism limits government, not like Bush’s plans.
Ralph Nader: Attract new voters to build future party.
The above quotations are from Third Party candidate debate: Meet the Press, Oct. 1, 2000.
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