You’re very welcome, Bevin! And I’m sorry you had to deal with that. To be honest, I’m not a Stein supporter, nor did I vote third party in the 2016 election. But I’ve been watching how third-party voters like you have been treated, and I don’t think it’s very fair. I may disagree with a person’s politics, but I can’t fault them for voting according to their principles. Besides, if you want someone’s support, you have to reach out to that person, establish a relationship with them, and earn their trust. You can’t just ignore them for years at a time, then suddenly show up at their doorstep and demand something from them. Yet that’s precisely what the GOP and DNC keep doing to the Libertarians and Greens, respectively. They should perhaps reconsider their strategy and start trying to build bridges with third-party voters instead of just attacking them when things go wrong. That sounds like a much more productive approach, but that’s just my humble opinion.

Thanks a ton for reading and commenting, by the way! I really appreciate it! :)

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