It is always an interesting experience to go over to the LibertarianRepublican blog and see what Eric Dondero has been doing to further his causes. Interestingly, I stumbled over a LibertarianRepublican exclusive interview of Wayne Root. Root, for those who don’t know, was first encouraged to run for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination by Eric Dondero.
ERIC: Ballot Access News is reporting that the near final vote total for the Libertarian ticket of Bob Barr and Wayne Root, is 520,000. Though, it could still go higher by a few thousand. Are you satisfied with that number, and is it what you had expected?
WAYNE: It’s the second highest in LP history. It blows away 2004…and it beats Ron Paul in 1988 by a country mile…as well as both Harry Browne efforts. It’s kind of hard for LP radicals to spin it badly.
Having said that, I am personally VERY disappointed- because I aim for the stars. I’ll say it again- I’m a different kind of politician. I’m actually honest. I tell you exactly what is on my mind. I expected over 1,000,000 votes. We should have gotten there. But the biased liberal media turned Obama into a national obsession- thereby creating a need for Republicans and conservatives to do ANYTHING to stop him. Barr/Root lost a million (or two) votes because of this Obama-mania.
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