View Poll Results: If A Third Party Went Mainstream, Which One Would You Want It To Be?

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    If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    If a third party suddenly went mainstream and got national footing, which one would you want it to be?

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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    Quote Originally Posted by TeleKat View Post
    If a third party suddenly went mainstream and got national footing, which one would you want it to be?
    I would like to see all of the so called libertarians who are trying to hijack the Republican Party have the courage of their supposed convictions and go their own way supporting a Libertarian Party. And the same for the supposed libertarian voters who somehow someway pretend they are libertarians but manage to pull that R lever when they go into the election booth.
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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    I would like to see all of the so called libertarians who are trying to hijack the Republican Party have the courage of their supposed convictions and go their own way supporting a Libertarian Party. And the same for the supposed libertarian voters who somehow someway pretend they are libertarians but manage to pull that R lever when they go into the election booth.
    Exactly how I feel.

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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    You really cant tell.

    People thought that the greens would be gone within a few years here. And now they even have a governor (ministerpräsident).

    But considering how the media constantly ignores third party options in the US, and that politics in the US is more about how much money you can spend than how good you can argue, I guess it could take years for a third party to establish itself.

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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    Quote Originally Posted by TeleKat View Post
    If a third party suddenly went mainstream and got national footing, which one would you want it to be?
    One that does not exist currently.
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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    Quote Originally Posted by The German View Post
    You really cant tell.

    People thought that the greens would be gone within a few years here. And now they even have a governor (ministerpräsident).

    But considering how the media constantly ignores third party options in the US, and that politics in the US is more about how much money you can spend than how good you can argue, I guess it could take years for a third party to establish itself.
    That's sad but true. However, the Libertarian Party has been growing pretty rapidly the last few years. Most candidates at the state level are consistently getting around 8% in elections, for a third party that's a pretty big deal. The numbers are continually growing. Gary Johnson, the 2012 Presidential candidate, has been involved in some lawsuits to make it easier for third parties to get in the debates through his organization "Our America Initiative." I remain optimistic for the future.

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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    I would like to see all of the so called libertarians who are trying to hijack the Republican Party have the courage of their supposed convictions and go their own way supporting a Libertarian Party. And the same for the supposed libertarian voters who somehow someway pretend they are libertarians but manage to pull that R lever when they go into the election booth.
    Oh hay hay.

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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    Really surprised you didn't at least put Tea Party in the poll choices.

    I voted other.

    I want a fiscally conservative - socially liberal - completely non-religious party to emerge from the depths.

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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    More parties the better. Give people choices. Or (and this is far more preferred to me) get rid of parties.
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    Re: If A Third Party Went Mainstream...

    The libertarian party is already the third biggest political party in the US. Unfortunately they are being ground down by a conspiracy between the two main parties and the mainstream media is biased against them so I doubt they will go mainstream anytime soon.

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