We at the Conservative Byte understand that a third party candidate would make Obama a shoe in for a 2nd term. Think Ross Perot. In both 92 and 96 we split the conservative vote and Clinton was elected. Sure there will be some no name third party candidates. But you can pretty much guarantee that a popular 3rd party candidate re-elects Obama for another 4 year term.
Read the article from the Wall Street Journal yourself and see if you think the media is hoping for this!

The United States is in the midst of what we would both call a prerevolutionary moment, and there is widespread support for fundamental change in the system. An increasing number of Americans are now searching beyond the two parties for bold and effective leadership.

A Rasmussen Reports poll conducted earlier this month found that “just 17% of likely U.S. voters think that the federal government today has the consent of the governed,” while an extraordinary 69% “believe the government does not have that consent.”

What’s more, a poll of 1,000 Americans conducted by Douglas E. Schoen LLC in April found that a solid majority of Americans are now looking for alternatives to the two-party system. Overall, a majority (57%) of all respondents said there is a need for a third party.

More than half (51%) of voters favored having a third major political party. Nearly one-third (31%) said that having a third major party in our country is very important. Voters favored having a major third party run a candidate for president in 2012 58%-13%—with one in five saying they were absolutely certain or very likely to vote for a third-party candidate.

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