I am a staunch independent. I normally will vote 3rd party. However when faced with the knowledge that a race is of vital importance and will require all hands on deck, I shall not be able to vote 3rd party. Mississippi can not afford to have the disastrous policies used to "balance" the budget of the state on the backs of the poor and the working poor continue. The Republican candidate not only implemented those policies but drafted some of them as well.
Yes, it is a case of the lesser of two evils. I in fact was not a supporter of the current Democratic nominee because I questioned his "progressive" leaning. Yet, I shall vote for him given what his opponent has shown how he will govern Mississippi. There are many counting on the Progressives staying home in order to serve up a win for conservative policies. We can not allow 2010 Mid Term to happen in Mississippi 2011. There is a time to take a 3rd party stand and then there is a time to just vote for the lesser of two evils. Should the Republican candidate become governor of Mississippi, we can look forward to more of the same.