Oh my god people. Stop talking about a third party. Stop talking about the Greens. Stop talking about Bernie. Just stop.
Every time the subject of voting comes up, it’s all I hear: “Democrats are terrible. We need a third party.”
Everything you say is completely reasonable: that we can’t just sit around and wait for another party to come and save us; that we have to start now to build one; that it will take hard work and time; and that if we don’t start now, when?
It’s all true. But you know what? It doesn’t matter. Not at this point. Right now, we have a job to do. Focusing all your energy on building a third party for the 2020 election completely misses the point.
We must focus on the battle that is before us. And that is 2018. Continue reading “Eyes on the Prize: Focus On 2018 and Stop Fixating on Third Parties”