by Josh Guckert, The Libertarian Republic, August 24th, 2016 (via Cody Quirk at ATPR):
Some libertarians, upset with the nomination of Gary Johnson, as well as the choices of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, have begun pondering the possibility of voting for Constitution Party candidate Darrell Castle. He is scheduled to be on enough ballots (when including write-in eligible states) to theoretically win the election. However, deeper inspection into his record indicates a very frightening candidacy. While he is good on many issues which libertarians hold dear, on others, he and his party are as bad or worse than the Republicans and Democrats. These are the top ten reasons not to vote for the Constitution Party and Darrell Castle.
Do you think Donald Trump is too lenient on immigration? Perhaps in that case, Castle might be the answer. However, for libertarians who generally favor a simpler path for potential workers, Castle’s policies seem absurd at best and draconian at worst.
According to ISideWith, using answers Castle himself supplied, he agrees with literally every Trump point on immigration. However, he goes even further,supporting a blanket ban on ALL immigration until the “border is secured.” Castle provides no definition for when the border would be deemed “secure” enough to again allow immigration. He bluntly ignores the failures of the current bureaucratic system, asserting that “There is a current pathway to citizenship: it is called ‘legal immigration.’”…
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