Our View: Other parties should focus elsewhere
It’s an attractive thought, that’s for sure.
The idea that someone like the Green Party’s Dr. Jill Stein or Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson could become the next president of the United States is something that gives a lot of people hope, especially if their political philosophies don’t align with either the Democrats or Republicans.
Yet, while it’s theoretically possible a candidate from an alternative party could get voted into the White House, those parties should spend more time working to influence state governments.
The most obvious problem is if an alternative candidate...