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Why I’m wasting my vote on Gary Johnson

by Matt Zwolinski
Associate Professor, University of San Diego

Even though I’m paid to be a political philosopher, there are few things I dislike more than talking about American politics. When it’s not depressing, it’s infuriating. I’m angry about my president killing foreign and American people at his discretion; I’m angry that we continue to ruin young people’s lives, destroy communities, and spend billions of dollars fighting a war on drugs that can’t be won; I’m angry that our government subsidizes big banks, big agribusiness, and big pharmaceutical companies while the rest of us struggle to make ends meet.

And I don’t like to be angry. Accordingly, I prefer to spend most of my time thinking about happier things: my family, my friends, my work. Even the new season of “Dexter” is cheery stuff by comparison.

So it takes a lot to get me to hold my nose and find my way to a polling booth. But this year, there’s someone running for president for whom I’m positively happy to vote: former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson, who, after an abortive and little-noticed attempt to secure the Republican nomination, is now running as the candidate of the Libertarian Party. He’s the only person running for president who opposes bombing Iran...


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Who will GJ folk sell this site to after the election?

Back to Peter Schiff maybe?

maybe anarchists

Maybe we will sell it to anarchists (gasp), and discourage participation in the process altogether. (GASP)


Fancy Shmancy Fine Print:

to the down-voters here

Can you at least have some courage to explain what caused you to down-vote this terrific article?

What was in it that made you have such a strong opinion?

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