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Gary Johnson asks ‘What is Aleppo?’ in response to question about Syria; Politico reports campaign scrambling to minimize fallout

Politico writers Louis Nelson and Daniel Strauss reported the following today:

Asked what he would do about the Syrian city of Aleppo, the region at the center of that nation’s civil war and refugee crisis, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson responded by asking, “what is Aleppo?”

“What would you do if you were elected about Aleppo?” MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” panelist Mike Barnicle asked the former New Mexico governor during an in-studio interview Thursday morning.

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Gary Johnson Interviewed by Alex Witt on MSNBC

Gary Johnson was interviewed on MSNBC a few days ago by Alex Witt.

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Gary Johnson on Up With Chris Hayes, MSNBC 1/21/12

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Rocky Anderson on the Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC) January 17, 2012

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Gary Johnson on MSNBC 1/15/12

Video from Gary Johnson on MSNBC’s Alex Witt this morning:

Root: Twitter for Schmucks

Have you seen the movie Dinner for Schmucks? Now we have a sequel, Twitter for Schmucks starring Congressman Anthony Weiner. I’m a Libertarian. I don’t want government in my bedroom, or my boardroom, so I’m generally hands-off (excuse the pun) about what politicians do in their private time. But this is different.… Read more ...

Lawrence O’Donnell and Glenn Greenwald discuss the futility of the two party system on MSNBC

Greenwald posted the following on his blog:

I wanted to post what I found to be an interesting MSNBC segment I did on Wednesday with Lawrence O’Donnell regarding the way in which America’s two-party system suffocates political choice.  I spoke yesterday at Harvard’s Kennedy School and was asked whether I’ve ever been told by MSNBC or any other television program on which I’ve appeared not to speak about a certain issue. 

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Whitney ad to air on Comedy Central and MSNBC

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com and posted at On The Wilder Side:

Rich Whitney announced on Thursday that his campaign has released a television advertisement that will be airing on MSNBC and Comedy Central. In the ad, Whitney emphasizes his desire to be included in all gubernatorial debates. The spot can also be viewed at his website http://www.whitneyforgov.org/.… Read more ...

Third Party Illinois Governor Candidate Rich Whitney to appear on MSNBC 10/20/2010

From a Rich Whitney for Governor 2010 press release:

Rich Whitney to Appear on MSNBC

Carbondale, IL— Rich Whitney, Green party candidate for governor, will appear on MSNBC this Wednesday, October 20th. Mr. Whitney will be interviewed by host Tamron Hall on the show NewsNation live at 1:15 PM central.

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Wayne Root in Today’s Washington Post and Independent

The Libertarian Party gets some nice coverage in today’s papers.

Mister Root is quoted in both articles:
“If I’m not on the right track,” said Root when asked about his Libertarian critics, “how can you explain Fox News, a conservative TV network, giving TV shows to Glenn Beck, Jon Stossel and Judge Andrew Napolitano — all strong libertarian thinkers?Read more ...