There was a time when I was pushing for a third-party to give us another candidate that wasn’t connected to the DC cartel but when Donald Trump came along, I decided he was more outside the bubble than most candidates have been in years. I figured he had the resources to last against the political machine, and he is proving my theory correct.
Am I against Gary Johnson or Jill Stein throwing their name into the ring to run for the White House, I should say not. The more, the merrier. Let them all get on stage and take votes away from Hillary Clinton. Trump will not lose any of his voting base to the other three candidates. However, Clinton has a huge chunk of Democratic voters who will not vote her and could swing toward Stein.
The so-called “conservatives” that refuse to vote for Trump and who plan to vote for Johnson are just plain hypocrites! Johnson supports abortion; he increased his STATE’S debt by 176% as governor of New Mexico. He’s soft on illegal immigration. And more importantly, his VP choice endorsed Obama! Yeah, sounds like a conservative to me, and yes I am kidding.
Stein, I know little about except for Bernie Sanders supporters love her and are willing to vote for her instead of Clinton.
From The Hill:
Voters now confronted with the choice between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making something abundantly clear: they want another option.
Surveys over the last six weeks have found a steady but noticeable jump in support for third-party candidates. The biggest beneficiary has been LibertarianGary Johnson, who has shot up from 4.5 percent to 7.2 percent in RealClearPolitics polling averages. Green Party candidate Jill Stein has also seen an uptick since June — from 2.5 percent to 3.5 percent.
The surge in support for a third-party candidate is adding a new element of unpredictability into the presidential race. Should voters opt for a third-party candidate in large numbers, it could potentially tip the scales in crucial battleground states.Pollsters and political scientists say the deep malcontent with Clinton and Trump should give both candidates pause.
“The fact that we have two major party candidates who are enormously disliked by the electorate, enormously and equally disliked, creates the opportunity for the minor party candidates to do better than they would in other presidential elections,” said Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.
The assertion that Donald Trump has a high disapproval number is disingenuous at best. Third party candidates will do far more damage to Clinton at this point as they are predominantly voters Trump wouldn’t have gotten anyway.
It seems like what little attention the media gives to third party candidates, they give the attention to the fake libertarian Gary Johnson and not Jill Stein. This is probably because they think that Gary Johnson hurts Trump and Jill Stein would beat Hillary. Although, I think some of Bernie’s supporters may back Johnson.
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