Doug Craig — proprietor of Crazy for Liberty and a Barr delegate at the Denver convention — had this to say about the Barr campaign’s recent press release imploring libertarians to “give thanks to God” for the “life and work” of Jesse Helms:
Sometimes being a party man does not override common sense… I understand You should not talk ill of the dead but you should smart enough to know this man was not liked by Libertarians. Bob Barr would have been better off keeping this to himself. If this is how he felt then he should have sent a private letter to the family. Why would you poke the hard core Libertarians in the eye with this press release?
Third Party Watch owner and prominent Barr backer Richard Viguerie has joined Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr in celebrating the life of recently deceased white-supremacist U.S. Senator Jesse Helms.
“I was deeply saddened to hear of Sen. Helmsâ€™ passing and want his family to know they are in my heart and prayers at this time,” said Bob Barr in a July 4 press release. “Sen. Helms was one of the finest, most courageous and deeply principled men to [read more]
In a recent CNN interview with Rick Sanchez, independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader concurred with a Wall Street Journal editorial in saying that Barack Obama is “running for Bush’s third term.” Nader says that Obama’s positions are “congenial to corporate [read more]