Election ’08: CSPAN/NPR Give Third Parties Some Attention

 Posted by on 2008-10-27 at 18:31  Editorial, Guest, News, Politics, Video  Comments Off on Election ’08: CSPAN/NPR Give Third Parties Some Attention
Oct 272008
 

With a little over a week left before this campaign season ends there is still little to no coverage for any of the third party candidates.  As usual, one of the exceptions to the rule comes from the wonderful people over at CSPAN.  In particular, their program Washington Journal has highlighted three of the candidates over the past week.  Chuck Baldwin (Constitution), Cynthia Mckinney (Green), and Bob Barr (Libertarian) all received 30 minutes of airtime which consisted of an interview and a Q&A session with callers from across the nation.

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Oct 102008
 

It is a rare occurrence when I would quote Jerry Garcia, but “Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil” is very poignant with the election coming up.  How is it, that many people will say they arent particularly happy with our two main choices for president, yet still vote for “the lesser of 2 evils”?  How did we get to this situation?

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