Posted 5 years ago on June 21, 2012, 11:40 p.m. EST by WageSlave
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I am surprised more people haven't considered supporting third party candidates. The two party duopoly doesn't represent the interests of the people anymore. Abraham Lincoln was a third party candidate. Of course, he is the exception. Third parties typically have no shot of winning a general election, but guess what? That's usually not even the point.
Slavery, women's rights, child labor, and plenty more were influenced heavily by third parties. If they garner enough interest they put pressure on the main parties. Here's a few other examples: http://usgovinfo.about.com/cs/politicalsystem/a/thirdparties.htm
Futile or not, voting principle is better than not voting at all. It's not like it requires much investment or effort. I, for one, will be supporting Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein for prez.