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Old 2nd January 2020, 10:20 AM   #100
RoseMontague
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Originally Posted by SezMe View Post
Finally, I question whether one can be fully independent in a Dem/GOP race, especially these days. The two parties are quite far apart. If one cannot see a difference between the two, one is not "independent" but rather has no overarching political perspective by which to make political judgements and thus might better be labeled a "fool".
To this last point, being Indie has it's advantages. In my state I can vote in either the Dem or the GOP primary. In 2016 I voted in the GOP primary and in 2018 the Den primary. That way I can support who I think is the best candidate, rather than being limited to one party or another.
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