Portraits of influence
Nader, the father of the consumer-protection movement, and Rumsfeld, the only two-time defense secretary and leading strategist of the Iraq war, share an odd and unlikely connection: Nader’s third-party presidential candidacy in 2000, many believe, led to the election of George W. Bush, who brought Rumsfeld back to the Pentagon.
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By Michael Witte ’66