Why Voting Third Party is Electoral Masturbation

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Yeah. I said what I said. Voting for the Greens or the Libertarians or writing in some high-minded alternative candidate is a worthless gesture that serves only to pleasure the person doing it.

Somewhere, a hipster dude in a jaunty hat is sputtering “But, but, but you don’t know what point I am trying to make!” Let me assure you, I do know. And your point may even be a good one…

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Rebekah Kuschmider

Rebekah Kuschmider

Feminist + GenX. Politics, feminism, reading books, and parenting are what I do best.