] ] On October 8th at 9PM, two third party candidates were
] ] arrested for attempting to enter the Washington
] ] University complex holding the second presidential
] ] debate. The candidates, Michael Badnarik of the
] ] Libertarian Party and David Cobb of the Green Party,
] ] chose civil disobedience to fight the bipartisan
] ] Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). Over half of
] ] Americans believe third party candidates should be
] ] included, yet politicians continue to funnel public funds
] ] into the bi-partisan Commission.
] Should public money be used to fund bipartisan debates?
Sure. Why not. It doesn't seem like the Republicans and their loyal opposition, the Democrats, have any trouble raising money on their own. Let's only give public funds to serious third party candidates like Gary Coleman, Gallagher and Marey Carey.
RE: Libertarian and Green party candidates arrested at debate.