Why Americans Elect? - Rocky Anderson 2012Quicklink submitted By Daniel Geery Permalink
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|The Democratic and Republican parties have done what can be expected of a corporatist duopoly: They have made it virtually impossible for a true people's movement, through an alternative political party, to have a fair shot in our electoral process.
The vast majority of Americans want an alternative to the Republican and Democratic parties. "Voters favored having a major third party run a candidate for president in 2012 58%-13%--with one in five saying they were absolutely certain or very likely to vote for a third-party candidate."