The Washington Times - November 4, 2008, 06:06PM

Presidential candidate Ralph Nader held the final press conference of his campaign today and answered reporters in one-word answers, according to’s Bob Sullivan.

Mr. Sullivan said Mr. Nader used this technique to satirize the sound-bite nature of campaigns. Here are a few of Mr. Nader’s replies:


“What is your opinion of Obama? ‘Clever.’

“What is your opinion of Palin? ‘Developing.’

“How much money did you raise for your campaign? ‘Insufficient.’

“Why do you keep running for president? ‘Justice.’

“Will you be elected president? ‘No.’

“When do you think you will win? ‘Sometime.’

“What should Bush do on his last day in office? ‘Surrender.’

“Will Obama be able to provide tax cuts to 95 percent of the population? ‘Impossible.’

“What is your opinion of the media? ‘Servile.’”

— Mark Syp, intern, The Washington Times