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The Green Party Dilemma

The editorial by Mr. Hutchinson (“Bush Presents Colossal Dilemma for Greens in 2004”) published on AlterNet has stimulated debate and for this we thank him. The question is where to begin? We could begin by choosing to continue the debate along his point of view. Let us not condemn one another for our loyalties to our respective political parties; such diatribes would do this debate a disservice.

Does the Green Party hurt progressives by keeping Democratic candidates out of office? It’s an issue that raises passionate arguments among Greens and Democrats, and in a participatory democracy that’s a good thing.

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Posted by Editor at May 21, 2003 2:04 PM