Dex."I think he's a Libertarian, like Rand Paul. Not really taken seriously by either one of the main parties."
You don't get your Liberties through books or postulating Libertarian theories, you get Liberties like the Barons got by Confronting King John at Runnymede and forcing him to sign something he could not later renounce. (King John is a very distant relation of mine as I found through DNA on Ancestry)
Both of the main Parties in the USA are so well entrenched that I doubt that any third party could ever do well but in the UK there is a definite chance a third party with funds and good organization could be elected and that is due to the collapse of Socialism through being corrupt and following a course so far removed from what the Party members wanted as to warrent a collapse of confidence.