Originally Posted by ricardisimo
No. There are other choices, including refusing to legitimize a corrupt, diseased electoral system by voting at all. But certainly there are many, many other options. Refusing even to consider them is petty, not to mention counterproductive. The Greens and Libertarians, among others, always put good candidates out there.
Too many people strapped to the boob tube slurping up propaganda from Fox, MSNBC, CNN, etc. to give a shit though. And if you try to promote someone who actually has some kind of political/economic morals, you get berated as an extremist loony bot. Comfortably numb, the whole lot.