Koko: The Art (or Abuse) in Ignoring Gary Johnson

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The Art Of Ignoring Gary Johnson

Fitnews.com, 14 September 2011

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson isn’t going to be the next president of the United States … but the fact that he’s polling in the low single digits among the 2012 GOP field doesn’t mean his candidacy should be ignored.

That’s exactly what’s happening, though … despite the fact that Johnson is out-performing several of his better-known rivals.

Seriously … you think Ron Paul is getting screwed over by the press? He’s got nothing on Johnson.

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In a CNN/ORC poll released in late August, Johnson out-polled former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman – and was tied with former Godfathers’ Pizza CEO Herman Cain. Nonetheless, Johnson was not allowed to participate in a CNN debate held earlier this week that featured … you guessed it … Santorum, Huntsman and Cain.

Adding insult to injury, the most recent CNN/ORC survey – released earlier this week – didn’t even list Johnson’s name among the candidates being polled.

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Phi Beta Iota:  We disagree with the view that Gary Johnson cannot be President.  Right now he is the only Republican who is a) telling the truth and nothing but the truth; b) open to legalizing marijuana, the #1 demand of the young left; c) electable.  Keep an eye on New Hampshire.  We are.