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Obama in the middle
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

In response to Randy Fisher's "3rd-party candidates" (Forum, Oct. 30), most who call for a third party are at the extremes — less government, more states rights (which they can't afford), elimination of important government agencies (the Federal Emergency Management Agency comes to mind). Those ideas simply won't work, and most would do far more harm than the rare good created.

Fisher talks of giving them equal time. Equal time is earned, and there certainly aren't any in the current crop of third-party candidates who have earned the exposure they seek. And remember, the Republicans supported Citizens United, the Supreme Court decision that unleashed millions in corporate campaign donations. They're the corporate stiffs.

I'm for a candidate who truly represents the middle majority, both right and left of center, who understands government plays a major role in how this country works and is a world leader by participating, not dictating. That's Barack Obama.

Dan Marrs

Farmington

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