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Rob Ganson The outlook is dismal. In Doyle's time, our state politics became a choice between the far right and the extreme right. Now we face the likelyhood of a Burke vs Walker race. Either way, the 1% wins and 99% of us lose. While the war on the poor rages, we are consumed by other life and death issues. If Tate succeeds in force feeding us Burke, I, for one will be working for a third party. It is time for an alternative to the "democratic party," one that seeks to restore a representative democracy as opposed to the oligarchy/plutocracy we suffer under now.