MAINE LIBERTARIANS BACK IN BUSINESS: A federal judge has ordered Maine election officials to allow Libertarian Party members to re-enroll in an expedited process and to nominate candidates for the 2022 elections.
The order by Judge Lance Walker, signed last week, requires the secretary of state to send letters informing Libertarians that their unenrollment was unlawful and that they may rejoin.
Richard Winger at Ballot Access News has more: “The order puts the Libertarian Party on the ballot for the 2022 election. It allows Libertarians who want to get on the June Libertarian primary ballot to collect nomination signatures from independent voters as well as Libertarian registrants.”
HAWAII GREENS SEEKING CANDIDATES: The Green Party of Hawaii is looking to actively recruit candidates for 2022 with the pitch “there is another way to run as a progressive, where you don’t have to go up against a Democratic incumbent in a primary.”
YANG ON CNBC: Andrew Yang pitched his Forward Party on CNBC, appearing on Shepard Smith’s program in late December…
W.A.R. ON TRUMP: Former Libertarian vice-presidential nominee Wayne Allyn Root is blasting Donald Trump, but not for the reasons you might expect. Or actually, if you’ve followed Root’s trajectory at all over the past decade, you probably would expect this.
It seems that Mr. Root is not a big fan of the coronavirus vaccines being used to combat (and hopefully end) the global pandemic.
Expressing almost romantic levels of affection for the former President, he appeared on Alex Jones to say a variety of bizarre things like:
“He needs an intervention from a friend, because he’s the greatest president of my lifetime, I love him, I will always love him.” (About Donald Trump… Seriously.)
“He’s so horribly wrong on this issue, and the best way to put it — ironically — is he’s dead wrong, ’cause people are dying left and right.” (About the Safe and Effective Covid Vaccines)
“When everyone I know dies, you are getting the blame, President Trump!” (About His Fantasy of Being the Last Man on Earth)
Presumably Root believes that Trump, who has received 3 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and touted its development as a major achievement of his administration, will soon die from these vaccinations?
Root’s appearance was part of a larger recent campaign by Jones, who was until now a Trump diehard. It seems he taken a harsh turn on the ex-president, theoretically over the vaccine issue but it’s much more likely because Trump isn’t cutting him in for a piece of his various social media businesses/scams.
WATCH: Alex Jones calls Trump “PATHETIC”, says he “doesn’t know what’s going on”, threatens to “dish all the dirt” on him… (after Trump committed the unforgivable sin of – *checks notes* – acknowledging the vaccine is saving lives😷) pic.twitter.com/FSjdFVbsZz
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) December 30, 2021