Tag Archives: independent conservative

Leftist observer enjoys conservative/libertarian split at CPAC, supports strengthening Libertarian Party

Lubbock Left, a blog hosted but not edited by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal:

Social conservatives and libertarians don’t get along. Here’s a FOX News opinion piece about the recent CPAC Conference illustrating that point. (To my friends on the right: yes, I occasionally read FOX News, holding my nose the whole time.) Social conservatives can’t stand libertarians wanting a voice within the Republican Party, though they courted libertarians eagerly enough in the 2010 election cycle, mostly through the TEA Party concept.

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MI-1: Independent Glenn Wilson polling 8% in tight race

A Detroit Free Press poll has independent conservative Glenn Wilson at 8% in a race with a virtual dead heat between the Republican and Democratic candidates:

Detroit Free Press poll:

Dan Benishek (R) – 42%
Gary McDowell (D) – 40%
Glenn Wilson (IND) – 8%
Undecided – 10%

The poll has a margin of sampling error of plus/minus 4.9 percent.… Read more ...