Originally Posted by Taco John
No, it's not a good reason at all. These debates are nothing more than two candidates running to the center. It's not even an actual debate. It's just two people bloviating for the bleating masses who aren't allowed to be presented with actual choices or variety in thoughts.
Yes, it's a very good reason. The real choices for the election are Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Only one of them will win. No third person will win, so Americans want to focus on which of the two candidates is better, and not on what a third person's irrelevant opinion is.