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All voters matter

The supposedly nonpartisan, tax-exempt Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), which is to provide the best educational information to voters, and is controlled by Democrats and Republicans, has decided the American people will only be permitted to see Clinton and Trump debate, despite the fact the Libertarian ticket of Johnson and Weld will be on all 50 state ballots.

Where in the Constitution do they derive their power? Why is there no outrage from the media or any member of Congress that the CPO is stifling free speech and limiting debate of the status quo and not fostering a free debate of the issues?

They are disenfranchising voters who aren’t Democrats or Republicans. They aren’t educating voters when competition to the status quo is limited. All voters matter - independents, undecided, Libertarians and Greens; not just Democrats and Republicans.

The debates are rigged, which will skew the election so the status quo is once again protected and preserved. Even Trump said in 2000 the debates were rigged and third parties should be included. There will be no free and fair election. The Republic is doomed.

Greg Saylor

Mullan, Idaho


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