Tag Archives: The Washington Post

President Trump Tweets about Justin Amash Presidential Campaign Announcement

President Donald Trump tweeted yesterday about Independent Congressman Justin Amash’s announcement that he would launch an exploratory committee to determine whether to seek the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.

In response to Never Trumper Rick Wilson’s Tweet linking to former Congressman Joe Walsh’s Washington Post editorial arguing Amash’s candidacy would help Trump win re-election, the President wrote:

No, I think Amash would make a wonderful candidate, especially since he is way behind in his district and has no chance of maintaining his Congressional seat.

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Matt Welch: Washington Post, in Dishonest Editorial, Calls Gary Johnson ‘honest but defective’

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By Matt Welch, Reason.com, July 8th, 2016 (via Cody Quirk at American Third Party Report)

The Washington Post editorial board, one of the prime caretakers of establishmentarian consensus about national politics, has a curious editorial today titled “Gary Johnson is an honest but defective candidate.” The piece is curious not simply because it invites snarky retorts—so, you prefer dishonest but effective candidates, eh?

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Gary Johnson: UK rejected ‘crony capitalism’ with Brexit

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Gary Johnson: UK rejected ‘crony capitalism’ with Brexit

By Harper Neidig, TheHill.com, June 25th, 2016:

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson hailed the outcome of the Brexit vote, applauding the United Kingdom for rejecting “crony capitalism” by choosing to leave the European Union.

“I think what the Brexit vote represents is Britain saying, look they’ve had an end to the crony capitalism of the European Union,” he said during a speech at Politicon on Saturday, adding that EU regulations had hampered trade for the U.K.

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