Friday, April 29, 2011

Want a small-government Republican? Try Gary Johnson

That's the suggestion of Michael Tanner in the National Review, in a recent article. I recommend his article for several reasons, one of which is the beginning, he is right:

It says something about our political culture that while the mainstream media were obsessed last week with the latest bizarre pronouncements by Donald Trump, another businessman-turned-politician was becoming the first declared Republican presidential candidate, with far less fanfare.

There is less and less focus on quality candidates, no matter which party or political philosophy you subscribe to. All too often it's charisma or controversy that drives the attention. It shouldn't ...

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