posted ago by defiant_liberty ago by defiant_liberty +6 / -0

So in our current political environment, you have the Republicans, the Democrats, and the Libertarians are some 3rd distant fringe party. But the thing is, our society would be way better off if you had the Republicans, the Libertarians, and the Democrats as some 3rd distant fringe party.

I honestly think that goal is within reach, and I also think that most Republicans would agree with me on this. It might not only be possible for the Libertarians to be pulled into the mainstream, but to have the complete cooperation of the current mainstream Republicans who would also see this as in their strategic best interest.

Just a thought.

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NoGardE 3 points ago +3 / -0

It has to start in the deep red states, I think. Places where L's can go into districts where the incumbent won with 70% of the vote, and attack the republican "from the right." It's simple math: if you vote for this mediocre republican, he'll slowly cede ground to the left. If half of you who voted for this guy, instead vote for someone who stands firmly in principles of liberty and decentralization, then you get want you want, more. No matter what, though, no amount of people "throwing their vote away" will cause the Democrat to win.