- Jan 2010
Buddy Roemer: The Occupy Wall Street candidate?
Buddy Roemer has been running for president as something of a man without a movement: His single issue has been to curtail the influence of money in politics, but there doesn't seem to be much demand for a populist uprising around campaign finance.
But the former Louisiana governor took an interesting step toward relevance this week by becoming the lone presidential candidate — in either party — to speak up strongly on behalf of the Occupy Wall Street protestors.
Read more: Buddy Roemer: The Occupy Wall Street candidate? - Alexander Burns - POLITICO.com
Interesting! I've been wanting Buddy Roemer to find a way into the debates. Maybe this will give him enough notice that he makes it onto some polls, and gets at least 1% (or whatever threshold the debate sponsors set).