Skip to comments.Gary Johnson Gains Support And May Take Ohio Out of Play for Romney
Posted on 09/28/2012 10:57:46 AM PDT by TigerClaws
The usual wisdom is that, as election day grows closer, support for third-party candidates tends to shrivel as the voting public heeds the tribal war drums and comes home to Team Red or Team Blue in a ritualistic display of political masochism that could be topped only by the sight of actual hair-shirted flagellants lined up to enter the polling booths. That third-party shrinkage may not be happening this year, though or not yet, at least. A new poll from Ohio shows Gary Johnson gaining support, even as press reports emphasize the hold-your-nose-quality in which both major-party candidates marinate, and which may have voters looking elsewhere for options.
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Exactly my thoughts. Criminitly these so called concerned for America votes are going to be the death of us all. Their vision is limited and their logic is flawed
This is a joke, right?
Perot was an anti-GHWB vote....if anything Johnson will bring in anti-obama votes....
10.6%? Somebody’s suffering decimal slide.
A vote for anyone but Romney is a vote for Obama.
That’s the political reality.
If memory serves, Nadar’s idiotic third party run helped to defeat Gore.
Often these candidates are funded by the other side looking to divert votes.
Even 1% could BR the difference in the swing states.
10% did seem crazy high to me as well.
In 1980, Anderson’s 15% poll numbers collapsed when it came time to actually vote.
Nader received almost 100,000 votes in Florida, from which a slight disparagement in favour of Gore would have altered the outcome.
So a leftist got George W. elected so he could have an ego trip. Hillarious.
Friggen IDIOTS just don’t believe 4 more years of BO will destroy this country!
“oh...but Romney’s not perfect, and we’re so stupid, we believe we’ll do better next time...”
Actually Bush I gave us Perot by ignoring the middle class jobs Sucking Sound. Screwing the middle class will continue to haunt the GOP.
The TRUTH is that this pot smoking, gay-obsessed fembot will steal more votes away from 0bama than Romney.
I thought Johnson was going to peel-off lib voters? I saw an article in the Atlantic just today (online).
Nationwide 6% for this doofus? Yeah, sure. Try >2%. Where is the Green Party?
Not a chance.
Yeah, if you figure the “sucking sound” was first “heard” 10-12 years after Bush I left office. I hate historical revisionism.
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