Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, who ran for President as a Libertarian in 2012, says he plans to run again in 2016. The former Republican wants to run on the Libertarian Party ticket because he will have “less explaining to do.” Libertarians tend to appeal equally to both Republicans and Democrats. Independents also lean Libertarian as a whole.
In a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session on the 21st of April, Governor Johnson was asked: “Let’s skip the pleasantries and ask the question everyone wants to know the answer to. Will you be running for president in 2016?”
Facebook and Twitter were buzzing with the news shortly thereafter and calls for his “2016 Presidential web site” have already been heard throughout the land.
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Governor Johnson is currently the honorary Chairman of The Our America Initiative, which promotes fiscal responsibility and social acceptance. The initiative has launched a lawsuit against the Commission on Presidential Debates for its partisan and unfair practices. Hopefully, the 2016 Presidential Debates will be open to all qualified Presidential Candidates who are on enough state ballots to win the Presidency.
In 2012, Governor Johnson’s Vice-Presidential running mate was retired Circuit Court Judge James Gray. Jim was an excellent choice and I certainly hope the Governor chooses him as his running mate for 2016.
Now’s the time to start promoting Governor Johnson and his ideals. Share his tweets, Facebook status messages, Life Free Blog entries, and most of all, please share the lawsuit against The Commission On Presidential Debates. Sign the petition to force the commission to include all qualified Presidential Candidates. Donate what you can to help fund the lawsuit.
Gary Johnson will most likely be the ONLY Libertarian Presidential Candidate on the Ballot in 2016. A vote for Gary Johnson is a vote for true Liberty and Freedom. It’s also a vote to keep our beloved country from toppling over that fiscal cliff.
Liberty needs all of us! We can make this happen. If you believe in Gary Johnson as much as I do, let’s get moving now. There’s no time like the present.
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