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@joncoopertweets In all seriousness, many feel they only have a lesser of two evils choice as the primary process usually gets us a terrible candidate and there is no ballot access to anyone anointed by the corporatist duopoly of political parties. Someone who is overtly evangelical will 1/
@joncoopertweets Evangelicals will vote single issue abortion, even if they're black, female, gay, worker. The naive will vote for someone who says they'll cut their taxes and doesn't realize their taxes are increasing. FWIW neither of the two incumbent parties are particularly pro-LGBT, 2/
@joncoopertweets (neither party is) Pro racial equality or equity, pro-women's isssue, pro-working class, pro-voting rights, etc. Something that could help would be Ranked Choice Voting, Parties funding their own primaries rather than taxpayers, 3/
@joncoopertweets (possible solutions contd) having equal ballot access regardless of party, taking money out of politics, taxpayer funded campaign, as as condition for keeping FCC licenses all candidates get equal access, reversing citizen's united, 4/
@joncoopertweets (solutions contd.) perhaps blind campaign accounts where the candidate/team have no idea who is contributing, PSAs pointing out there are more candidates than Joe Biden or #NapoleanBonaspurs, automatic voter registration, critical thinking and understanding voting in school 5/
@joncoopertweets (solutions contd.) make election day a national holiday, etc. Plenty of good possible solutions out there. However the rampant corruption and the two-party duopoly and money in politics is the root cause. 6/6
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