Former Libertarian VP: Voting LP Is A ‘Wasted Vote’

“Trump is going to win this thing and I don’t care what any poll says, this is Brexit […] he’s a middle finger to the United States government,” says former Libertarian Party vice presidential candidate Wayne Allyn Root on this edition of Being Libertarian Presents.

Michael Brokamp’s interview of Root covered a wide range of topics, including the libertarian argument for Trump, the hypocrisies of the left, Wikileaks, the media, conspiracy, and democracy.

In terms of Trump, Root proposed a hypothetical, saying “let’s just make believe. [Clinton] is a Republican woman running for president. She believes in lowering taxes, less regulations, repealing Obamacare, and building a wall. I love her. And now we unearth a videotape or an audiotape of her eleven years ago saying I love men, I’ll have sex with every man in the entirety of America, in fact I’ll have sex with 50 of them at once. Would I stop supporting that Hillary Clinton that who believes in the same [things] as me? You’re damn right I would not.”

On the polls and regarding Trump, Root says that “every person I speak to is for Trump, they just whisper it they don’t want anyone to know. And I’m telling you I can’t find anyone that proudly supports Hillary Clinton. And they try to tell me that Hillary is winning and Trump’s campaign is collapsing. I think they doth protest too much.”

Talking about his views of libertarianism, “I’m not a Libertarian as in big L Libertarian Party anymore” because the party can’t go anywhere in his view, and it is a wasted vote in a two party system. He noted that he has had major problems with both the Libertarian Party and the Republican Party.

The rest of the interview can be heard above.

This post was written by Mike Mazzarone.

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