There is little feeling that if only there were a third candidate in the presidential race the choice would be any easier. Nor is there a rash of independent candidates out in the states, taking advantage of the neck-and-neck face-off at the national level.
In Europe, however, mainstream parties of both left and right are being challenged by a rash of independents as punishment for attempting to cure their economic ills by imposing austerity.
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