In what reality is electing the lesser evil “good news”?
Jon Stewart
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I’m not going to tell you that you’re wrong. I’m not going to point out that you apparently lack reading comprehension because you didn’t understand that my imaginary Joe Gore was there to illustrate how having more than two candidates splits the vote and Jill Stein wasn’t in the Democratic Primary. I’m also not going to point out that she’s polling at 3%-ish, which isn’t worth discussing. I’m also not going to tell you that back at the tail-end of last year I declared Clinton/Sanders 2016 the ideal Democratic ticket.

No, instead, I’m going to let you know that I understand. I understand you are exhausted. I know this because I grew up an Evangelical Christian. As an Evangelical Christian I was constantly aware that I was the only one walking the straight and narrow and keeping on the path of virtue. I was constantly making sure that I knew better than the non-Christians around me what they were thinking and what their real motivations were. I had to constantly act better and more virtuous than anyone around me.

So I know you’re having a tough time here. You’re exhausted. And, more importantly, you know that there are some 70 million other people in America who are voting for Hillary Clinton. And many of those people have social media accounts and are talking about Hillary Clinton and ignoring Jill Stein. You will get no argument from me because I know you only have a month to go personally shame every one of those Hillary supporters and explain to them why they decided to do so.

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