Johnson Is Worth A ListenJune 21, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, New Hampshire, Twitter
Editorial from the Foster’s Daily Democrat
Gary Johnson could have tucked his tail between his legs and headed back to New Mexico after being denied a chance to participate in the June 13 Republican presidential primary debate. He could have thrown a hissy fit during an editorial board meeting the next day with Foster’s Daily Democrat.
Instead he announced the opening this week of a campaign office in Manchester and spent more than a late-afternoon hour with Foster’s explaining why he has a shot at winning the GOP nomination.
But such determination is nothing new for Johnson. The former two-term New Mexico governor hails from a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1. There he dealt with a stubborn Democratic legislature by issuing an estimated 750 outright vetoes and more than a thousand line-item vetoes.
While Johnson may not have technically had the poll numbers to make the cut for the CNN/WMUR/Union Leader debate, his track record argues he should have been on the stage.
Also arguing that he should have been among the chosen is the depth and breadth of ideas that Johnson brings to the primary campaign.
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