Tag Archives: Gary Johnson

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Johnson Touts His Lack of Foreign Affairs Knowledge

You know what? The fact that somebody can dot the i’s and cross the t’s on a foreign leader’s geographic location then allows them to put our military in harm’s way.

— Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, defending his lack of knowledge of world affairs and suggesting that foreign policy expertise, or even an understanding of where international leaders are from, is what leads to military conflict, Politico reports.

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Green Party’s Stein Also Clueless on World Leaders

“Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein tried to capitalize on Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson flubbing a question on world leaders by listing three figures she liked. … But none of the ones she listed are leaders of their respective countries.”

Politico

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Johnson Has Another ‘Aleppo Moment’

I guess I’m having an Aleppo moment.

— Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, after he struggled to name a single foreign leader when asked who his favorite was during an MSNBC town hall, NBC News reports.

Enumerati

Majority Think Third-Party Candidates Should Be in Debates

52%

Of voters say the Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson should join the first presidential debate and 47% say Green Party nominee Jill Stein, should be included as well, according to a new Morning Consult poll. Key finding: Overall, a large majority of voters (66%) say they are likely to watch the first presidential debate.

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A Little Libertarian Humor at Trump’s Expense

I hear that Donald Trump is watching the Olympics tonight. He’s seeing how high the Mexican pole vaulters go.

— Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, in an interview with the Reno Gazette Journal.