scouts-l Mail Archive for August of 2000: Re: Politics and Elections
Wed Aug 23 2000 - 06:55:59 CDT
> I think it is probably more important to vote for B. Third party
> candidates can do a lot to force the major party candidates to
> focus on the issues, but until one arrives on the scene with
> a realistic chance of getting elected, I believe it is probably
> best NOT to vote for them.
Ahhh, but that's the rub! With out votes they will never get elected. Even
if the 3rd party doen't win your vote still counts. It may help the new
party receive federal campaign funds and then maybe next time around they
CAN be a force.
As long as people believe that they only have 2 choices then that's what