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Oct 09

Shut Out

Libertarian candidate Michael Bedanrik and Green candidate David Cobb were arrested
at the site of the second debate
. They were attempting to serve papers to the
Commission on Presidential Debates. The story makes for an interesting read. (Thanks,
Slashdot)

Supporters of the two-party system have argued that minor candidates shouldn’t be
allowed to participate in debates. The problem with that reasoning is that’s it’s
circular. As long as third party candidates get shut out of mainstream events, they
will remain minor. If people get a chance to see them in action, they might actually
change some people’s mind. *Gasp* The horror!

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