I’m an independent, even towards myself and I experimented with an election once. I voted for George the 2nd time (I forgot to vote in the 2000 election but I was H. Ross Perot before that just to be a monkey wrench in the 2 party system):
Anyway, I voted ’cause I thought, “Ok: EVEN THOUGH it’s all fucked up, he’s gonna win anyway, and I like his cabinet”.
And, I did like his cabinet.
So, I voted for him. A month later, he fires his entire cabinet.
Last time I run that experiment.