Third-party candidates were not invited to participate in the presidential debates. USA TODAY invited them -- and their vice presidential candidates -- to provide answers to one question from each debate. Here's Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson's answer to the question from a 20-year-old college student about his prospects for employment after graduation:
Young people in America today are getting screwed. Not only are job prospects lousy, but today's college students and others in their generation are being welcomed to adulthood with $16 trillion in public debt, a broken Medicare system they will have to pay for -- with no assurance it will be there when they need it, and a government that is more determined than ever to destroy their privacy and civil liberties.
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