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In 1987, the two major parties created a commercially funded private corporation, called the Commission on Presidential Debates, which keeps away competition by setting a nearly impossible barrier to entry: at least 15% in the national polls.
originally posted by: WeRpeons
a reply to: John_Rodger_Cornman
Because it is a cartel! They decide who will be allowed into the debates. The media and the two-Party System have programmed Americans to think we only have two choices during elections. This election has opened the eyes of many who now realize how the party system controls who we elect. It's one thing you have to give Trump credit for, he has exposed how the system is rigged in favor of pre-selected party candidates.
originally posted by: ketsuko
Before we ask why Jill Stein isn't in the debates, we need to be asking where Gary Johnson is. Be honest ... the Green Party is nowhere near the Libertarians, so if you are demanding to see Stein, you ought to be even more outraged there is no Johnson.