Could Libertarian Johnson hurt Romney in the West? WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In Republican Mitt Romney's bid for the White House, there are the obvious obstacles: namely a sitting president, Democrat Barack Obama, and his massive campaign organization.
And then there are the less predictable hurdles - such as Gary Johnson, a self-effacing former New Mexico governor who could complicate Romney's efforts to challenge Obama in New Mexico, Colorado and Nevada in the November 6 election. Johnson, 59, is the Libertarian Party's nominee for president and, by most measures, a fringe candidate. He wants to cut the U.S. government's budget by a whopping 43 percent and legalize marijuana, and he struggles to persuade pollsters to even include him in their surveys of voters. In a campaign in which the two main contenders and their allies could raise nearly $1 billion each, Johnson has raised a little more than $800,000 through the end of April. For Romney, it is a tall order. As Ron Paul, Inc. Flutters, Can Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson Fill The Void? As Ron Paul support wanes as an outcome of disunity within his campaign, it is important to investigate the 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate, Gary Johnson, and his viability as the political leader of the movement for freedom and liberty, peace and truth, in the United States.
I suspect that, if the Ron Paul campaign is silent on the confusion emanating from its ranks, and does not supply an aggressive pro-freedom and liberty message with an explanation to its supporters, blogging about and perhaps media coverage of Gary Johnson will increase. But, Gary Johnson’s philosophical dedication to the freedom movement is not steadfast enough to be sustained in a high-pressure national campaign, and the truth movement must recognize this or risk truly compromising itself by supporting a lukewarm libertarian candidate who fails to make a showing in the national election.
The Libertarian Patriot: Gary Johnson At 7% In Latest New Hampshire Poll. I was hoping for a little more support for Gary Johnson in the Granite State given the amount of campaigning he did there late last year and the fact that New Hampshire is a very libertarian state, but coming in at 7% in the latest PPP Poll is ok considering 65% of those polled have no opinion of the former New Mexico Governor.
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Several times a week, if not daily, our candidates at the national and local levels are getting positive (or at least fair) press coverage. We post these on our Facebook page as they come out, so please be sure to “like” us to get the most current information. “An Opening For Libertarians?” - “Both Democrats John Gregg and Joe Donnelly as well as Republicans Mike Pence and Richard Mourdock may have trouble with the segments of their party which are not as conservative as they are on some issues and Brad Klopfenstein tells Indy Politics that might be where Libertarians have an opening.” “Letter to the Editor: Consider Chard Reid” - “We need someone who will take his oath to the constitution seriously.
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Gary Johnson makes a statement in the Fox News/Google GOP Debate at the Orange County Convention Center on September 22, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Phelan M. Ebenhack-Pool/Getty Images) Get Politics Newsletters: Presidential Race Takes Libertarian Tilt In Nev. The Libertarian Party held its convention in Las Vegas over the weekend, choosing a presidential and vice-presidential nominee.
DolanSaturday, May 5, 2012 18:29 EDT Former New Mexico Gov. Libertarians nominate ex-Governor Gary Johnson for president. By Timothy Pratt LAS VEGAS Sat May 5, 2012 11:20pm EDT LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The U.S.
Don’t Forget Gary Johnson! How the Libertarian Could Shake Up 2012. The budget-busting, pro-gay marriage former governor got the Libertarian party’s nod at a Las Vegas convention this weekend.
Michael Ames on why he’s shaping up to be a November spoiler.