Zack Strong: Voting Independent is NOT a Vote for the Democrats

party_1From Zack Strong at the Independent American Party website:

One of the most infuriating and fallacious accusations I constantly hear from Republican pundits and so-called conservatives is that a vote for an independent or third party candidate is essentially a vote for the Democrats. There are several implications in this asinine allegation: first, that my independent vote was wasted; second, not only was my vote wasted, but, in fact, I helped the enemy get into office; third, that I must have been duped into throwing my vote into the wind or that I secretly har