Town Square

Post a New Topic

Herman Cain calls for third party

Original post made by Third Way, Embarcadero Oaks/Leland, on Nov 10, 2012

Sounds good to me. Let's break up the two party system!

This story contains 190 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Comments (3)

Like this comment
Posted by VoxPop
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:50 pm

What a great idea! Agglomerate all the extremists into one party where we can keep track of them. Maybe they'll syphon off enough votes to keep Republicans unelectable for years.

BTW, it's the Democratic party. Also BTW, all of the people who took the trouble to vote are real Americans, they're citizens who exercised their franchise and voted for the other real Americans on the various tickets.


Like this comment
Posted by Ducatigirl
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 10, 2012 at 6:20 pm

Ducatigirl is a registered user.

While it is hard to adequately represent our diverse population with just two parties, would it not be difficult to get a majority of votes in an election when there are more than two? If the votes are divided between three or more parties, it would be hard to get enough of a majority from any one party for a real win.


Like this comment
Posted by blessing
a resident of Mountain View
on Nov 10, 2012 at 9:20 pm

blessing is a registered user.

As a Democrat, YES! This is what I was hoping for.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


To post your comment, please login or register at the top of the page. This topic is only for those who have signed up to participate by providing their email address and establishing a screen name.

Teaspoon adds new location inside Mervyn's in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,471 views

Some Impacts of Driverless Cars
By Steve Levy | 12 comments | 1,227 views

How are Exotic Animal Training and Marriage Related?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 827 views

Where's Skye?
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 683 views

Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 468 views