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Response to iluvtennis (Reply #38)

Tue Aug 7, 2018, 10:34 PM

41. There are those who suggest that the USA would be better off

with a 3 or 4-Party system. Problem is (as I see it and putting aside the Greens or the Libertarians) any additional party would be either a far-right or far-left party. The two main parties would veer too far to try to capture those far-right or far-left voters and the US would become even more divided than it already is.

It just wouldn't work in the U.S. In a parliamentary system such as in Canada, the UK, Australia etc. it does tend to work because our system is not an either/or one.

I recall just prior to the 2016 election listening to 3 young people being interviewed on NPR -- 2 were voting Green and 1 was voting Libertarian. They couldn't really explain why -- except to say they were anti-GOP and anti-Democrat.

Just my 2 Canadian cents' worth, friends!

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