"The only way we'll have a half-decent president in January is if a miracle happens, and a third party gets elected"
But what if Obama had renounced his party affiliation yesterday and joined a third party - then, by your "logic" he'd be a good president! Perfect! [Just because someone isn't a Democrat or a Republican does not mean they're a saint, genius.]
Hey, I got through that and didn't invoke Nazis once!
If at first you don't succeed, you are running about average.