In an interview with the Jewish Exponent, previously covered by IPR here, Libertarian Party vice-presidential candidate Wayne Allyn Root characterizes the “surge” in Iraq as a success, and says a similar “surge” should be imposed upon the people of Afghanistan:
Root has said that the success of the surge should be declared a victory, allowing troops to depart as quickly and as safely possible.
“I felt Iraq was always the wrong war, and if there is such a thing as a right war, Afghanistan was [it],” said Root.
He said that he had supported the surge in Iraq, and that the government should “do the same thing in Afghanistan, and make plans to get out quickly.”
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Ballot Access News is reporting that Bob Barr actually failed to make the ballot in Maine. The Bob Barr campaign is filing a lawsuit in Maine to have the Secretary of State except late signatures, which is the same strategy being used in West Virginia. [read more]
David Krikorian is running as an Independent in Ohio’s 2nd congressional district. Krikorian had previously been identified by IPR as one of the top 10 third-party candidates in the nation. Yesterday, the Armenian National Committee PAC endorsed David Krikorian’s campaign. The [read more]
Robert Owens, who is an Independent candidate for Ohio attorney general and was previously identified here as one of the top 10 third-party candidates in 2008, was on a statewide television show called Capital Square. This early morning political talk show is seen on [read more]