Thank you for the comment, Chris! And I completely agree. In fact, I’ve been working on a piece about that topic and all the reasons why I think Republicans and Democrats need to stop scapegoating third-party voters and start taking more responsibility for their own shortcomings and mistakes.

Competition results in better products and services in the private sector. I personally feel the same logic can be applied to politics as well. In regards to immigration, I think the introduction of a competitive third party could force either Reps or Dems (or both) to come back to the table and negotiate in good faith, lest they risk losing supporters to that theoretical third party.

I don’t think either of us are going to get what we want, though. Not anytime soon, at least.

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