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Walt Starr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-05-03 09:38 AM
Response to Reply #153
195. It's not that black and white
What is the outcome of each? Either the Democrat or Bush will win. No one else has a chance.

Let's examine each of the four scenarios you presented:

1. You can vote for the Democrat..

In this scenario, you are correct, it is black or white.

2. You can vote for Bush

ibid.

3. You can vote for whomever else you wish.

Assuming you mean voting for somebody other than the Democrat or Bush, you have just made a statement that goes beyond black or white. Assuming you are a Democrat and have previously voted straight Democratic tickets in every election for over two decades (as in my case), you have just said, "I find this no longer acceptable. I will vote for this third party candidate over hear because that could possibly do some good by getting enough votes for that party for them to receive the matching funds and become a contender in future elections because obviously the Democrats no longer represent my stance."

4. You can not vote.

Same as above with the exception that you are not helping a third party along to become a contender in future elections.
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