Is a third party candidate viable in '08?
Broadcast: Midmorning, 01/07/2008, 9:45 a.m.
Independents gather at the University of Oklahoma, perhaps to dub New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a political moderate, as their choice for president. Third parties may have a particular challenge in 2008 carving out a centrist position.
- Ross Douthat: Senior editor at Atlantic Monthly and blogger on Atlantic Online.
- Ron Rapoport: Political science professor at the College of William and Mary and co-author with Walt Stone of "Three's a Crowd:The Dynamic of Third Parties, Ross Perot and Republican Resurgence."
- Bipartisan Forum at Oklahoma University
- About Ronald Rapoport
- Ross Douthat on Atlantic Online on Bloomberg