Tag Archives: Libertarian

Gary Johnson: Cry Me A River

Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for President in 2012, just published an op-ed in the Washington Times in which he griped about not having been given enough free air time in the 2012 Presidential elections.  (A rather interesting complaint from a supposed libertarian.) I was immediately suspicious.  Is it possible Gary Johnson really has a contribution […]

2012 vs. 2008 turnout (estimate)

Did Romney lose on turnout? And other 2012 inside the numbers questions

I made a comment in my previous post that it was hard to imagine the 2012 turnout was much less than the 2008 turnout.  Votes are still being counted, but at this point it looks as though the turnout was lower than in 2008 by about 8 or 8.5%, which is pretty substantial.  Columnists are […]

My Conversion

I wasn’t always a Republican. So I guess I fall into that category described by the philosopher C.D. Broad, who famously noted: Not to be a radical when one is young argues hardness of the heart; to remain so when one is old argues softness of the head. (Curiously, I have usually heard that quote […]