Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, talks with a Texas delegate on the floor at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Third Parties: Does Fear Or Ideology Drive American Voters?

(MintPress) — “Don’t throw away your vote.” It’s a line uttered time and time again by those who see emerging third parties as threats to the mainstream partisan climate. While simple arithmetic may validate the claim, is it healthy for the future of American democracy? “The main detriment of all of this are the rules […]

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