“You have done great things in your career as a consumer advocate and we applaud your work, but your presidential race in 2000 led to the most destructive administration we can remember in our 200-plus collective years of progressive advocacy,” the letter said. Some signed as individuals, others as representatives of their groups.
“We call on you to stop this quixotic and destructive effort,” the letter said. “The stakes are simply too high. We cannot afford another four years of George W. Bush, but your candidacy only serves to help his re-election campaign.”