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July 29, 2017
Tampa – Libertarian Party Candidate for U.S. Senate, Joe Wendt, condemns LPF Chair, Marcos Miralles, for pursuing a policy that promotes white nationalists within the Libertarian Party of Florida. “Mr. Miralles has appointed known white nationalists to leadership positions.”
When bombarded with complaints from the membership regarding the rise of white nationalism, Miralles has used his position to aggressively marginalize anyone who complains, said Wendt. “These unprincipled actions violate the very essence of being a Libertarian.”
He said Miralles attempted to remove him from two LPF Committees without compelling cause, simply because Wendt opposes white nationalist infiltration of the LPF.
“I have been threatened with physical violence by white nationalist supporters of Miralles,” said Wendt. “Miralles has made inappropriate remarks to members of my staff, and he has made slanderous accusations against me.” The LPF Chair is actively operating against other Libertarians who oppose white nationalism, as well.
“Miralles and his supporters have slandered 2016 Senate nominee Paul Stanton for vocally opposing the actions of Miralles and has attempted to remove Stanton from a committee in retaliation,” he added.
Wendt said “ According to the Libertarian Party platform, ‘We condemn bigotry as irrational and repugnant.’ Miralles’ embrace of these white nationalists is a betrayal of our platform.” “Given Miralles’ lack of principles, willingness to hurt the LPF brand by associating with white nationalists, I believe Miralles must resign,” said Wendt. “His short tenure has been filled with nothing but controversy, and the best thing he could do to save the party’s reputation is to resign immediately.”
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