From pollster John Zogby in Forbes Magazine on May 30:
“As of this moment, Johnson is receiving 10%–11% in national polls—about 10 to 11 times the support he received in 2012. While he spent only $2.5 million dollars for his run in 2012, he and the party have chosen Weld, who has raised about a quarter of a billion dollars during his career.
“One of the most positive results of Libertarian Gary Johnson’s presidential run will be forceful attacks from the right on Donald Trump’s counterproductive and dishonest arguments against immigration reform....
From A. Barton Hinkle of Reason Magazine on June 1:
“‘Has the Libertarian Moment Finally Arrived?’ asked The New York Times two years ago. The standard-bearer for the cause then was Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.).
For Immediate Release
Another state legislator quits GOP, joins Libertarian Party
OMAHA — Laura Ebke, the state senator representing Nebraska’s Legislative District 32, has changed her party registration from Republican to Libertarian, the second legislator to do so this year. Rep. John Moore (Nevada’s 8th Assembly District) also left the GOP for the Libertarian Party in January.
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