The thing is, the argument that the Democrats are the only actual alternative voters have to Trump -- that the status quo cannot be radically improved and that incremental change is all that is possible -- is one that many people cannot afford.
Public attention has been shifting from the primaries and caucuses to a possible Republican convention battle that could produce a destructive internecine intra-war. But it may also produce third and even fourth party candidates for president in the fall.
It is sheer electoral brilliance that the two major parties, even at their low popularity watermarks, can manipulate the political system and convince the voters that they should not vote for anyone not associated with the two major political parties.
Yes, there are certainly some smart people who accept their party's faults and work within them to make changes... and then there are the slimeballs who we see on TV every day. It seems like most millennials would prefer to run the other way from the rats.
Some think we should let the Democrats and Republicans continue their ruinous policies of selling out the American people to Big Business. I can't in good conscience let that happen, so let me explain why 2014 will be the year we see at least one Independent in the House.
When I created Ain't Easy Being Green, few Americans were talking about the pitfalls of America's two-party system. However, the time is now right for Americans to have more choices and be exposed to alternative views.