Chris Moody: 5 takeaways from CNN’s Libertarian Party town hall

By Chris Moody,, June 23rd, 2016:

(CNN)Opposition to Donald Trump among Republicans and distaste for Hillary Clinton among Bernie Sanders supporters could create an opportunity for the Libertarian Party, which has general election ballot access in a majority of states.

On Wednesday, Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, and his running mate, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, made their case at a CNN town hall hosted by Chris Cuomo.

Here are 5 takeaways from the CNN Libertarian Party town hall:

Happy to be the spoiler

The Libertarians made clear that they’re well aware of the challenges they face in winning the election as a third party in a country where Republicans and Democrats have dominated for more than a century. But if spoiling the election for Clinton or Trump by taking away votes is a concession prize, they’ll take it.

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