You know, I really think we should tighten the rules to launch a candidacy.
For example: John Taylor Bowles of the National Socialist Order Party has a campaign that most likely violates several laws on discrimination and hate crimes.
Róger Calero was born in Nicaragua. I happen to think that the constitution should be made to say that a person must have lived in the United States for a certain number of yers to become president, but the constitution as is doesn't allow him to ascend to office even if he's elected!
Then filling up the list of Republicans and Democrats are Hugh Cort, John Cox, Daniel Gilbert, Alan Keyes and Ray McKinney and Dal LaManga, respectively. Now it may just be me, but I think a candidate of the major two parties shjould have at least held an elective office of substantial proportion. New York is a city of substantial size that their mayor might stand a chance. The mayor of Helena, Montana wouldn't so why do these guys think they can? The
Liberatarians and the Greens are seeing this and have set two former Congressmen as their candidates and the Constitutions are the final major third party to not do so. Even when it comes down to it, these extra candidates do nothing but steal votes (Nadar being the real reason Bush won, not Harris). So why do they run?