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  •  Maybe so. But the American landcape is... (0+ / 0-)

    ...littered with a century-and-a-half's worth of bones and phantoms of third parties, including labor parties and green parties. The Greens have been on the ballot in California for two decades. Remind me again how many Green office-holders the state has. That failure doesn't stop it from running symbolic campaigns for President and Senate, wasting energy and what little money it has for no good reason.

    When such a party commits itself to actually running candidates for scores of city council and state legislative seats, get back to me. Until one does, third parties are bad jokes, no matter how good their platforms.

    Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 01:16:13 PM PDT

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