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As part of some historical research, I read President Franklin Roosevelt's March 4, 1933, First Inaugural Address: The "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance" speech.
What Nader and the Greens might bring to the table is fear--"nameless, unreasoning fear," as FDR put it in a different context.
Apart from unreasoning anti-government phobia, I see no reason to distrust them.
Outside a leaf took its time to fall, bad angel, down from the scrubbed floor of heaven, down to the dirty, unreasoning desert.
FDR is noted for "nothing to fear but fear itself," but went on to speak of the "nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
My chief regret is that it has led to the propagation of unreasoning and unverified fears concerning the danger of radiation.
The national mood showed no signs of the "nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror" of which F.