People keep telling me about favorite candidates they won't vote for if they think those candidates can't win. They're afraid to waste their vote. I'm guilty of the same, but I don't buy it anymore. It amounts to telling our kids "think outside the box" and then shunning favorite candidates for doing just that.
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I've decided that candidates who give voice to what I believe in earn my respect and my vote - win or lose. If politicians don't like people such as myself splitting the vote, maybe they need to start following the losers.
I want choices that I haven't been getting from the winners.