The Libertarian party has selected a presidential ticket headed by former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson at the party convention in Orlando, Florida, this past weekend.  Johnson also got his pick for VP: former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld will join him as his running mate this election cycle.

The Libertarian party have made their nomination this year.  It’s going to be Gov. Gary Johnson for the 2016 presidency.  I'm very pleased with everything he's come out and said so far.  He's going to be fiscally conservative and socially liberal. 

This is a third option for people to land if they're unhappy with what the two parties have offered in Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump -- or Bernie Sanders, if he’s still hanging in there.

Johnson’s latest is that he said he will work with Congress to withdraw our military from the Middle East. That's my position completely and I couldn't be happier over it.

I hope that the people of this country will wake up and listen to Gov. Johnson.  Vote for him, so that we can start implementing new policies, and pull out of the Middle East.  Let’s end all our problems abroad.  Johnson is a very viable alternative, and I hope that people exercise this third option this year.  I hope voters won’t be lemmings.  This is the year for a third party candidate to rise, if there ever was one.

This is it.  This is the time for the people to stand up, say, “We've had enough, and we're still in charge.”

Now, whether voters exercise that option, we'll have to see.  We’ll have to find out if we're FUBAR or not.

-Jesse Ventura


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