Nader Says He Saw the Financial Crisis Coming

Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader wasn't surprised by this weekend's financial crisis. Nader told Politico.com he predicted this type of collapse would happen years ago.In the article, Nader says, "Pure greed, coupled with concentrated power on Wall Street and elsewhere is responsible for the crisis.

The best quote in the article comes much later. In response to Washington Post reporters' assertions that they aren't covering Nader's campaign because he has no chance of winning, the candidate responds, "Then why are you covering the Nationals?"a reference to Washington, D.C.'s ever-struggling Major League Baseball team.