Nick Gillespie on Why Independents Will Decide the 2012 Election


A raft of new polls about the presidential race drives home what everyone has always known: This election will turn on independent voters, the ever-growing plurality of Americans who refuse to sign up for Team Red or Team Blue. If Barack Obama wants to win a second term and Mitt Romney, who will almost certainly be the GOP standard-bearer, wants to snag his first, writes Editor in Chief Nick Gillespie, here are three keys to winning those independent voters.