Progressive Democrats have gotten a lot smarter about wooing Nader supporters. They've launched a new group at www.TheNaderFactor.com that asks Nader supporters to become Nader Democrats and energize the progressive wing of the party while defeating Bush.
No dismissive scolding on the site, and if the Kerry campaign and the Dem operatives follow the lead of the website, I think they'll be very successful.
But man! Would I like some of that money to advocate for the Irish ballot (with instant runoff voting) so third parties are constructive crusades and never spoilers, whether the third party / independent candidate wants to spoil or not. We voters deserve to cast a second choice on the ballot!