If you’ve been reading my stuff for any amount of time, you might remember that I was a pretty fervent supporter of Gary Johnson in 2016. Now, I’m no Libertarian; likewise, I don’t smoke pot. I just really dislike both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and I couldn’t bring myself to vote for either one.
(Not to worry; I voted in Maryland. I didn’t get Trump elected.)
This time around, the most prominent Libertarian is running as a Republican. That’s only fair, since the most prominent Socialist (more…)
A vote for a third party is a vote against. Not against Republicans or Democrats individually, but against the system that says one or the other is inevitable, that divides us against one another and distracts us away from finding common ground. Environmentalists and hunters both love the wild; they should work together. The NRA probably has some excellent ideas about gun control (in addition to Use both hands) but (more…)
After all: Why bother? The nation just watched Donald Trump’s campaign implode over something horribly distasteful; we mostly agree now that he has no chance to win. And I really dislike Senator Clinton*. So why put myself through that torment? (more…)