With Blinders On? Bush Campaign Writes Off Libertarian Candidate

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    http://www.badnarik.org/PressRoom/archive.php?p=800

     
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    you really are dreaming. Bush is going to win in an landslide of atleat 58% of the vote.
     
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    there are plenty of candidates to choose from but at the moment its all about the last 2. We all ready know which 2. Thats pretty much how we like it here.
    everyone else is idealist.

    I must say though 2008 I will be pushing a constitutionalist.
     
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    How do you know who you are pushing before their are candidates?
     
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    Yeah, the Rasmussen poll that was commissioned by Badnarik and does not include Nader.

    I sent Badnarik a donation, but since I don't use zip codes I don't think he'll get it. :eek:
     
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    Maybe he will. But as 2000 showed us, popular vote is not what is important. What is important is electoral votes. And because of that battleground states are important and according to some recent polls Badnarik is going to play a key role.
     
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    Looks like Bush is not the only one with blinders on. You can pretend there is only 2 candidates, but like it or not, other people will be chosing one not on your list of two. And these people are going to make a difference in which of the two will win.
     
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    It did not include nader because nader is not going to be on the ballot in very many states. That seems like a reasonable choice to make.

    And do not worry, mail still gets where it needs to ogo without a zip code.
     
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    The deadline to get on the ballot in New Mexico isn't until September, so Nader might still be on it.

    You try mailing something without a zip code and see how far it gets.
     
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    Right. That's the limit of what they would achieve, so they should intelligently factor in who's vote they will steal and cause to lose, thus, which candidate will ACTUALLY benefit from their run for office. Since this is the dynamic at play, any national defense minded american who votes for badnarik or another wacko (petrouka, too)should realize that in a very real and substantive way they're only helping Kerry.


    Wise up, Third party dreamers!
     

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