Libertarian Party

Who’s the Libertarian Now?

Justin Raimondo, The American Conservative

With a Clintonian corporatist on the left and a populist nationalist on the right, the Libertarians clearly had an unusual opportunity. Instead, they nominated Gary Johnson again, a former Republican governor of New Mexico and erstwhile marijuana entrepreneur. Johnson’s ideological compass is erratic, at best.

Gary Johnson Says The Threat Of Radical Islam Is ‘Overblown’

Alex Pfeiffer, Daily Caller

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson thinks the threat of radical Islam is “overblown,” and refused to draw lines in the sand about how to respond to a nuclear Iran during a visit Tuesday to The Daily Caller.

Reuters Poll: Almost 20 Percent Of Americans Consider Themselves Libertarian

Taylor Tyler, hngn.com

A new Reuters poll found that 19 percent of Americans consider themselves to be libertarian. "One in five Americans consider themselves libertarian, with younger adults being the most likely to adopt the label," according to Reuters. "Among adults aged 18 to 29, 32 percent consider themselves libertarian. Just 12 percent of Americans age 60 or older consider themselves libertarian." But despite increasingly anti-big government sentiments, many respondents say they want to keep around federal safety net programs.

Libertarian Party to O: Need to Massively Downsize, Defund Gov't

Pete Kasperowicz, The Blaze

The Libertarian Party dismissed Obama’s State of the Union address as another effort to “make Big Gov't even bigger.” Arvin Vohra of the Nat'l Libertarian Comm. said O’s ideas, & even those being advanced by many R's, are about letting the gov't take more control over people’s lives.