|Oddly, we want this.|
This is the very definition of Useful. I'm deliberately leaving the second word out because I want them to remain useful.
President Obama hasn't had to face the specter of an internal party challenge to his re-election. Nader's possible gambit is the next best thing (for now). Siphoning votes off the left end of the spectrum, with a tough fight for Obama to gain the center back from any Republican challenger only helps our conservative cause in 2012.
Now that I've said it, shhhhh!