Admittedly, they'd be well-advised to try to avoid this fate. But what would their excuse be?
Ya wanna debate, Gary? Ok. Debate! Seriously- this is the next best thing to being onstage with the two major party laughingstocks. Maybe the American people would appreciate more substance and less comic relief! And Gary Johnson would do a fine job of representing both Hillary's social policies and Trump's foreign policy. Why not just dispose of the Trump and Hillary and let McMullin and Johnson and Stein do all of the debates?