Debra J. Saunders: Can Libertarian Gary Johnson save democracy?


By Debra J. Saunders,, July 2nd, 2016:

Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson sees a path to the White House. The former Republican governor of New Mexico can boast a running mate, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, who also is the former Republican governor of a blue state. When they were Republicans, they won in blue states not just once, but also when they ran for re-election. They’ve never been social-issue conservatives.

Both support efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use. With Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton their parties’ presumptive nominees — Johnson branded Clinton and Trump the “two most polarizing figures” to ever run for the White House — the Libertarian ticket has a shot in November.

Read the rest of the article and watch a 3-minute interview with Johnson here. 

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