Thanks to the underlying homophobia evidenced by the likes of Bob Barr and Wayne Root (both of whom conveniently believe that States have rights when it comes to policies like same-sex marriage), the Libertarian Party is missing its opportunity to pick up the undying loyalty of one of the most activist segments of the electorate: the LGBQT community.As Waldo puts it:Waldo admits: he got suckered by the Traditional Democratic Party Approach to gay rights: do the dinners, promise the moon, and kick the can down the road to the election cycle that, like Godot, never comes.
First, the Libertarian Party's 2008 presidential candidate, Bob Barr, traveled to Haiti to support former dictator Baby Doc Duvalier.Now, the LP's 2008 VP candidate and Birther inspiration, Wayne Allyn Root, defends current dictator... Read Post
Perhaps John McCain and I, for once, share the same nightmare: Bob Barr at the head of the Libertarian ticket.It was fairly evident by the third of six ballots that the far more conservative branch of the party (split between Barr a... Read Post
I believe Sarah Palin will be Bob Barr's undoing.In the past, the Libertarian Party ran purist libertarians. But the Barr/Root ticket is designed to appeal to conservatives. That was the Reform faction's Big Plan this year. Conserva... Read Post