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Time: Who Is Gary Johnson? And Why Is the GOP So Mad at Him?

By Joel Stein
Nov. 01, 2012243

As soon as libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson rolls up to the restaurant in Scottsdale, Ariz., his driver, Tom Mahon, jumps out of his seat and hands me a Sharpie. Mahon says that as a libertarian, he wants me to sign the campaign vehicle wherever I like and write whatever I like. So just below Johnson’s head, I write, “I didn’t do this,” and draw an arrow toward the mustache, beard and marijuana cigarette already on Johnson’s face. Being a true libertarian means driving around in a van with graffiti on your face.

Johnson isn’t one of those incapable, extremist, wacky, millionaire third-party candidates. He is extremist: he wants to abolish the IRS, legalize marijuana and allow the private sector to create competing currencies. Sure, he’s a little wacky: he’s finished 75 triathlons, climbed Mount Everest eight weeks after breaking his leg in a skiing accident and crashed while paragliding. And yeah, he’s a millionaire: in 1999 he got $10 million for a handyman business he started his junior year of college and built into a 1,000-employee construction firm.

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November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

Gary Johnson got MY vote, and I have never voted anything but

Republican before for President.

AND I live in the swing state Wisconsin, where Romney could have used it.

Romney could have won the nomination without treating Ron Paul like crap at the convention. They could have actually said his name from the podium and given his vote total.

Disrespecting Ron Paul like THAT cost them my vote and a lot of others I bet.

Thank you Jetguy

Because of your vote the corrupt GOP gets a message in its face:

You Can't Win Without Us!

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