Third party candidates want to be serious contenders, so John Oliver considers them seriously as potential presidents.
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You completely missed lead many people. Jill Stein is a wonderful person with a great deal to offer us. And you called her wacky. That is a very shameful shameful way to debase a human being that was the only anti-war candidate. She was the only candidate who was for universal healthcare and free/affordable college. How dare you think that it’s OK to do that when so many Americans and so many people around the world are suffering because of the status quo.
I'm glad I live in a country that has three representatives of parliament. Not just one president is chosen, in winning - three are decided by votes. The third party you could vote for; is just to make Americans hopeful, which many Americans know is simply a show.
What a grotesque piece of propaganda. Everything in it is flagrant lie. YES, quantitative easing IS a magic trick. And YES, the Fed does fabricate money out of thin air, using it to buy these garbage derivatives before handing it over to the major primary lenders to buy back their own stock and pay themselves huge bonuses and salaries. John Oliver is the Sean Hannity of comedy, a corporatist scumbag liar.
Great job bashing third party canidates John, but then you work for a propaganda agency that pays you lots of money in order for you to convince the public into thinking that they only have two choices. As long as both parties are corporate parties, the public is going to end up with a corporate government which will work only to increase the wealth for those in government and the corporations that own them.
"Strategic doubt" is the primary tool of every politician ever. Say the least and hope the other candidate screws up. With only two major parties, the US will forever be deadlocked in a fatal tug of war where no one has to say anything other than comment on vague feel good social issues.
Not sure why he decided to focus so heavily on negative aspects of these candidates rather than the positives. If you really wanted to seriously talk about them then why not bring up pros and cons instead of just cons. He quickly names a few policies he agrees with and then jumps right into one or two policies he doesn't and tears them apart the entire segment. If you guys truly cared you could have made this video 10 minutes longer(such as the vaccine video) and went into depth about the positives as well. But you just wanted to throw 3rd parties aside, well done on that front.
John Oliver is a pet rat of the 1%. In this video, he sells his bosses' idea that spending $4 trillion to bail out Wall St is a good thing, but only a crazy person would want to spend $1 trillion on a student loan bailout.
.....Remember, people: the enemy often wears a smile.
Gary E. Johnson is as neoliberal as one can be.
He had planned to cancel all income taxes, corporate taxes and the IRC.
So allmost the entire income of the USA would be gone and all the spending for public services too.
The only tax he likes is an excise, which hits low incomes the most.
And the only expenditure he likes is military which he will keep at about 57% of todays spendings.
*That's the "wet dream" of the rich.*
Almost 0 taxes for them.
High taxes for those who actualy have to work for income. About 10% of GDP spend on police and military.
We got this before. But we got rid of this shit a couple hundred years ago.
Nothing about this idea is new (neo) and it hasn't much in comon with freedom (liberal).
*I couln't belive that it's legal to promote slavery in the USA again.*
To be fair, Garry was going for the libertarian party colors with the ties. He wants to be chill and not a bigwig who stands over the people. I don’t like him as a personal libertarian, but in politics if you want to succeed you gotta fake it.
To spite some of the 3rd party candidates being bat-shit, in hind sight they were so much more sane than what we currently have, it is not even funny. John, I am a little sad, because you bashed on real people running because they felt called, instead of rich folks running to make more money...
I considered voting for a third party, but I decided that since they *never* win I would just be wasting a vote that could've been used to tip the scales away from Trump. ...Obviously that proved to be futile.
How about an episode investigating the likeliness of party reform in the face of a majority votership who votes the 2 parties regardless of the candidate? You could call it: Don't vote if there's noone worth voting for: The Demonstrably Best Option.
jill still waaay better for the country than the 3 other onse.. if i had to vote for one of them, i'd vote for jill no doubt, you tried to bash her hard, you did your best, and it wasn't that bad compared to how much you could have bashed the other 3... sure jill is far from perfect, but far better than the other 3 combined.. but i'm a Bernie supporter all the way, bernie is the best choice by far,.. #Bernie2020 !!! <3<3<3
First video of this show I ever disliked. I don't know much about Jill Stein as I am European but by spending a whole video pissing her while you caim to be talking about a third party (see video title) you're undermining the possibility of having more then just 2 fucking parties. Which is in the long run deathly for a democracy.
I like John Oliver. I see his show's format as a double edged sword. It provides a lighthearted, impish spotlight on the news that many consider a bastion of sanity. However, because it is a program that demands constantly making fun of the subjects, it must be all too easy to belittle or discredit something that you otherwise wouldn't talk badly about.
I think that John, and whoever helps him with scripting, does a fairly decent job. I have my complaints, which brought me to commenting in the first place, but now I think that I'll withhold them. Thank you for your public service, Mr. Oliver, and I hope that you continue to stay vigilant with your content.
What in the ever loving ass is up with these candidates! It's like we scrapped the moldest part of the barrel and that what we got as our main party members! And we have the biggest mold stain ever as our President!
So the President/government having power of the Fed is more dangerous than it being a private organization that controls the money of the most powerful country in the world and has been responsible for multiple financial crisies?
This is really just a shameful smear job on third parties, looks like it was all about supporting Hilary even he did not say it. Third parties candidates do not have the money to hire people to coach them on the range of policies covered by major parties, making fun of them is like making fun of poor people.
"I'm broke as shit, I have a judgement against me from some bitch down in Florida"
Sorry Bernie, but your now my second choice in 2020. It will be the first time I can vote. And I'll be voting for Joe Exotic. Don't worry though Bernie, I'll vote for your re-election campaign in 2024.
I think CGP Grey argues that the main issue with third parties is that the voting system first past the post is used, which leads to a two party system. The voting system would need to change to give third parties a more viable chance.
Goddamn it Gary Johnson and the libertarian party is a total idiot. Just a lazy anti federal government word salad, Which is why the pipeline for libertarians leads to the alt right after. These guys are basically centrist social economically extreme right wing retards. To top it all off this party like the tea party and republicans are funded by the Kochs and others like them.
Because of the voting system, it will never make sense to have more than two parties. And the smaller parties will never get big enough to be taken seriously. And if you have a more left wing or more green perspective than the democrats for example, it would still make more sense to join that party and try and change it from the inside, than to waste your time standing independently
The problem with third parties in political systems like the USA's is that First Past The Post (FPTP) has an inherent flaw that causes two-party dominant systems where voting for a third party can and *will* lead to the party you disagree with the most winning. This happens because people who disagree with that party the most are most likely to have voted for the opposition, but since they didn't and there are only a finite number of votes the opposition and the third party are now sharing/fighting over the same voting pool; unless the third party manages to pull in new voters or completely steal the opposition's voting base neither party will be able to make up a majority, handing the win to the only party left.
CGP Grey does a better job of explaining it in his video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7tWHJfhiyo&ab_channel=CGPGrey) but it's still a discussion about voting systems so it's a little dry.
Mmmm no wonder you got Trump! BTW Quantitative Easing IS MAGIC - THE RESERVE PRINTS MONEY without any back up whatsoever... KEEP SPEWING YOUR CRAP FRICKIN" PARROT I suppose the Brits were WAY TOO intelligent to find your jokes amusing... what's next, the Russians hacked the election... oh wait!
interesting! BTW, speaking of Johnson not being able to name a single world leader he admires, my dad, who is a professor of political science, up till recently couldn't name a single living politician he liked. Think about that. :)
Quantitative easing does not involve “printing money”. Basically, the Federal Reserve buys government bonds and other securities in order to increase the supply of money. This will stimulate an economy but also increase inflation. The reason inflation is good for debtors is that while the value of money decreases, the nominal value of the debt stays the same. Since the debtor will nominally have more money, he or she will more easily be able to pay the debt.
I don't know what to tell you. I really don't. Jill Stein, though she maybe an intelligent and honorable woman, is a powertard. I mean, she's a full on and I mean full on environmentfag. And believe me, you don't ever wanna trust one of those evil motherfuckers. And she's also an anti-vaxxer and has, unbelievably, flirted with the 9/11 truthtard movement. And she seems to be an anti-Jew Jew. Which is like being an anti-fag fag.
Joe sold me quickly..............we need this guy in charge 2020 if for no other reason then to confuse our enemies (trump just incites laughter) and comfort our friends and allies with his casual dress and attitude
There was literally no reason to not vote for Jill Stein in this video. She correctly criticized the bailouts by calling them magic and Oliver here left out the part of her speech that would have told us if she actually supported it or not. I didn't vote for her but after watching this video, I wish I would have. Thank you, John.
Just sayin', Gary Johnson wouldnt have lost his shit like that if a guy had asked the "spoiler candidate" question. He's a nut but he probably would have given a much more reasoned answer as to why the term undercut the possibility of a third option. American's about 10 years away from electing a third party candidate, it's not so crazy anymore. But he wouldn't have freaked out like that if a man had questioned him, it's definitely a question he's heard before.
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