Great response. And I would agree that our system i na lot of ways is set up to be antidemocratic and intentionally favor two parties over having more than too. This is true, and any reforms to this system that can be enacted should be.

However, I guess the balance than needs to be struck between the ideals of reforming a system vs. the practicality of the moment. Voting third party or not voting, while often taken with the most noble or principled intentions, doesn’t usually accomplish much due to how our system is set up and belies an amount of privilege that a lot of people aren’t privy too.

It also doesn’t absolve anyone of the consequences of their actions. Just because you didn’t vote or voted third party doesn’t mean you didn’t have a hand in whoever ultimately got elected.

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