>That's the point though...they'll never get elected if people continue to vote for either of their percieved evils, with your logic that voting for any other candidate is pointless and letting it happen. <
In most cases, one should vote for the third-party candidate if that is who one likes, but sometimes one has to consider that the difference between the Democrat and Republican are so large that one does not want to take a chance on the wrong one winning the election. Then one has to be practical.
>That's ignoring the point in voting: deciding how things are run in the future. The biggest reason that voting for a third-party candidate is that the more people who do it, the greater the odds that more people will see them as viable in future elections. It's either that or get all the candidates into the debates, which is not going to happen as long as the media has their stranglehold.<
The two major contenders for President made a back room deal to keep us from getting other perspectives.
>Doesn't matter to me one way or the other, since I actually like who I voted for. <
Well I hope you still like them in 4 yrs.