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By Scott Scrimshaw
Hood River 

Here's another choice

 


To the Editor:

An interesting dynamic is about to emerge in the 2016 Presidential race: the Libertarian presidential candidacy of former Republican New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson. He recently polled at 11 percent in a Monmouth University poll.

This may not sound like much but at 15 percent, the DNC and RNC debate platform rules—designed to keep third party competitors out—can’t keep him from the national debate stage.

In addition, the American Initiative lawsuit (www.ouramericainitiative.com/press-kit.html) against the two-party stranglehold will be coming to bear.

This third party candidate will change the nature of this already tumultuous race. His contention is that many Americ...



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