CNN breaks from left-right paradigm in explaining Libertarianism

ImageThis CNN article, posted the day of the network’s prime time Town Hall showcasing Libertarians Gary Johnson for president and William Weld for vice president, provides a lengthy explanation of Libertarianism and features a video of Johnson declaring his positions on various issues.

The article provides broad exposure to many of the freedom measures that the Party has been fighting for since its inception in 1971. It should be noted, however, that the article does not correctly represent parts of the Libertarian Party’s mission, which has always been to oppose welfare handouts of any kind, including guaranteed income, and military adventurism. The Party also strongly opposes new taxes and seeks to reduce overall taxation with the long-term goal of eliminating all coercive taxation.

Read the full article here.