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Ralph Nader - Classic INFJ Rage?


Shai Gar

The man seems to be an INFJ, except for the fact that he forces himself into the public domain all the time. Is that a result of INFJ rage? Would you do what this man is doing? Is he an INFJ as well?
I don't think Nader is an INFJ. Too disruptive and selfish. (I voted for him in 2000 but have since formed a very different opinion of him).
There are, of course, many (including Nader) who will justify his continuing to run for President but he's clearly not amassing a larger following as time passes and those of us who were initially impressed are now recoiling. I spent a good deal of time kicking myself for voting for him, believing if those of us who had, had instead voted for Gore, we wouldn't have been stuck with Bush (who's election was inconceivable to me at the time, hence my luxurious vote for Nader). I've heard enough disturbing information about his secretive and authoritarian tendencies to mistrust him and question his motives.

Even the Green party seems disgusted with him and declined to nominate him after 2000.

His immediately post-election interview was eyebrow raising, as well (his "Uncle Tom" quote), and he strikes me as paranoid and bitter, not traits that impress me in a world leader. Additionally, he accused Obama of "Talking White".


Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader accused Sen. Barack Obama, the presumed Democratic Party nominee, of downplaying poverty issues, trying to "talk white" and appealing to "white guilt" during his run for the White House.

I'm a little short on time right now to expand further on this, but here are a few items of concern:

Nader has become exactly what he attacks. His organizations allow no public input, intimidate foes and journalists, bust unions, hide almost all details of their finances (to the point of breaking laws), and have amassed millions of dollars - all under Nader's direct and autocratic control. Meanwhile, Ralph has gotten rich off of investments in stock; in other words, by owning and profiting off the very corporations he is attacking.

Source: http://www.realchange.org/nader.htm
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Oh cool... So he's either an ENTJ or a very strict ENTP then. Yay Nader.
INFJs don't run for public office.

We like to be the power behind the thrown.