With Donald Trump potentially torpedoing any chances of the GOP retaking the White House, and with a second Clinton Regime looming, many Republican grassroots activists and supporters – including some Conservatives – are giving the Libertarian Party a serious look. In an act of desperation to stop Trump and Clinton, is it possible that the Libertarian Party finally makes a breakthrough from third party also-rans to major party status?
The window of opportunity presented by the dual poison-pill candidacies of Trump and Clinton may make the idea of voting Libertarian more palatable for Republicans, giving the Libertarian Party the enviable position as a new vehicle for right-leaning policy, but one currently bearing the asterisk of an unearned legitimacy as a viable outlet for conservatism. The result could merely be a split GOP, guaranteeing a loss for Republicans.
Likewise, the idea that a newly viable Libertarian party could become a home for disaffected “blue-dog Democrats”, or moderates…
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