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Exclusive interview: Gary Johnson calls 2016 a "tipping point"
Posted on Jan 11, 2016
Glenn Davis of IVN:
[2016 candidate for the Libertarian presidential nomination Gov. Gary Johnson said], "There are literally millions of Americans today who are libertarians, but frankly don’t know it. Their beliefs align with ours, and they just need a political home. We must make the LP that home.”
And Johnson is not holding back against the current field of Democratic and Republican candidates. According to Johnson, “a majority of Americans now say that neither of the two ‘major’ parties represents them,” citing little difference among Obama, Clinton, and the Republicans.
Hillary Clinton, Johnson explained, “might well surpass President Obama when it comes to spending and increasing the debt.”
“Voters have just as much to fear and oppose from Clinton as they do the Republicans,” he added.
Regarding the Republican candidates, “despite their attacks on one another, when you wade through the rhetoric, there is really very little difference among them,” Johnson stated, adding:
“Donald Trump may well be bringing some new ‘anti-establishment’ voters into the equation, but that is more a matter of style than substance. On the issues, none of the Republicans are bringing any new ideas to the conversation.”