Huey Long Lives On: Part 4
Uh, @Mr. Havana , with Donald Trump and Andrew Yang among others being mention here, I think these maps technically classify as "current politics". The current politics map thread is probably a better spot for these.The Lesser of Two Evils: A 2024 Thought Experiment
Basically, this is a thought experiment I've had in my head for a bit: if the two most talked about third parties (People's Party and Forward) competed against each other in the upcoming 2024 election. Trying to find a nominee for the People's Party was a challenge until the founder of the party, Nick Brana, put out this bulletin on the website endorsing Jimmy Dore for the nomination. For Forward, I've tossed between Governor Jesse Ventura, who is tossing around the idea of running for President yet again, or with the party's founder Andrew Yang. I ultimately went with Yang because Ventura would probably earn the People's Party nomination alongside Forward because, as the kids say, "populism go brrrrr." As for VPs, I think Dore has a few options. I went with Nina Turner because of the People's Party's progressive tint and she notably spoke at the Party's sponsored event, the People's Convention, two summers ago. For the Forward VP nom, I chose Joe Walsh just to really cement Forward's message as the new amalgamation of everybody both opposed to Trump and to everything left of center.
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Forward Founder Andrew Yang (F-NY)/Former Congressman Joe Walsh (F-IL) - 305
Commentator Jimmy Dore (P-CA)/Former State Representative Nina Turner (P-OH) - 236
Now, given that there wasn't a pro-Trump candidate on the list, I decided to add one to make this timeline just oh so much more... fun. After all, the Patriot Party was a thing which was almost gonna happen in 2021. I chose Trump Jr. purely for hypothetical reasons (and maybe because of the excellent timeline For One Man by @Virgil Kalimir) and for his running mate I chose congresswoman Julia Letlow.
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Commentator Jimmy Dore (P-CA)/Former State Representative Nina Turner (P-OH) - 222
Forward Founder Andrew Yang (F-NY)/Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh (F-IL) - 197
Businessman Donald Trump Jr. (Pat-NY)/Congresswoman Julia Letlow (Pat-LA) - 119
Have fun in the Congressional election you three