A Vote For Liberty Is Never Wasted
'In any event, few tea partiers will likely go for Grimes. But more some might hop on the David Patterson bandwagon. Patterson is the almost unknown Libertarian third-party candidate. Patterson is no threat to Grimes. It’s impossible to believe anybody inclined to vote for the captain of Team Switch would rally to Patterson. On the other hand, Patterson seems bound to peel off some Republicans of the Barbara Knott persuasion.'
Kentucky Democrats may be remiss to dismiss Libertarians as credible threats due to the Commonwealths history of extreme partisan bias but with 53% of Americans not identifying with either of the major political parties will Republican Teapartiers prove to be the sole swing vote in this election or will Independent Kentuckians come out in opposition to the political duopoly this November as well? The Fall out from The Republican Primary certainly seems to be haunting Team Mitch according to the United KY Tea Party:
'As a result, in a recent poll, nearly 20% of self-identified Republicans didn't support McConnell. Scott Hofstra, spokesman for the United Kentucky Tea Party, said he isn’t backing McConnell and “taking the lesser of the two evils approach.” Many conservatives, Hofstra predicted, either will leave the box on the ballot for U.S. Senate empty or will vote for David Patterson, the libertarian candidate'