Originally Posted by schrederman
Not really relevant to the actual topic of the post... That third party thing will drag too many conservative and centrist voters away from the Republican Nominee... that's what I would hate to see happen.
Depends on the candidate and their specific voter draw.
While the effects of any particular 3rd P candidate will be quibbled over and politiced to death I and many others believe Nader was the critical factor in the election of W Bush over Gore.....
Point being that this can be a good thing or a bad one depending on your views.