Because it’s starting to look like that might happen:
Subtract the results of the Second Congressional District, and it is possible that the votes for Libertarian and no party candidates in all of the other U.S. House contests will exceed those cast for Democrats across the rest of Louisiana, belying the notion that state Democrats are anywhere near a sustained and successful rebuilding effort.
The final qualifying statistics registered Republicans having one or more candidates in all six districts, in five of which they are favored overwhelmingly, Libertarians contesting all but the First, and Democrats competing in just three, and in the Second their Rep. Cedric Richmond is the heavy reelection favorite.
Obviously, you need two viable parties for a stable democratic government; equally obviously, the Democrats in Louisiana are having real trouble maintaining one. Let the Libertarians have their shot, says I; they’ll have to caucus with us in Congress anyway*.
*The opposite of a liberal is not a conservative; it’s a libertarian. Libertarians just think that we’re spineless trimmers; and they know blessed well who their REAL enemies are.