Monday, May 26, 2008

Bob Barr/ Wayne Allyn Root Libertarian Ticket!

From the official Libertarian Party website:

For Immediate Release May 25, 2008

Libertarian Party selects Bob Barr as 2008 presidential nominee
Former Congressman plans to take the White House as Libertarian candidate

Denver - The Libertarian Party has nominated former Congressman Bob Barr as its candidate for president for the 2008 election.

"I'm sure we will emerge here with the strongest ticket in the history of the Libertarian Party," Barr stated in his victory speech shortly after being selected as the Party's nominee. "I want everybody to remember that we only have 163 days to win this election. We cannot waste one single day."

More than 650 Libertarian delegates met in Denver from May 22 till the 26 for the 2008 Libertarian National Convention. After six rounds of voting Sunday afternoon, Barr was selected as the Party's presidential nominee.

"We're proud to present to the American voters Bob Barr as our presidential nominee," says Libertarian Party spokesperson Andrew Davis. "While Republicans and Democrats will fight for their own power in November, Libertarians will fight for Americans. Bob Barr is one of the strongest candidates in the Party's 37-year history, and we look for him to have an enormous impact in the 2008 race. Republicans and Democrats have good reason to fear a candidate like Barr, who refuses to accept the 'business-as-usual' attitude of the current political establishment. Americans want and need another choice, and that choice is Bob Barr."

Wayne Allyn Root selected as vice presidential candidate
Libertarian Party fronts Barr/Root ticket for 2008

Denver - Wayne Allyn Root was selected on Sunday as the 2008 nominee for vice president at the Libertarian National Convention. Root will join former Congressman and Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr on the Libertarian ticket in Nov.

Endorsed by Barr following the selection of the presidential candidate, Root was selected as the vice president after two rounds of voting.

"Root brings a rarely seen excitement to the political process," says Libertarian Party National Media Coordinator Andrew Davis. "His fire and passion are sure to ignite voters who are bored with the stale politics of the two-party system. Root's spirit combined with Barr's political experience creates a dynamite ticket that will blow apart the status quo politics of Republicans and Democrats."

The Libertarian Party is America's third largest political party, founded in 1971 as an alternative to the two main political parties. You can find more information on the Libertarian Party by visiting The Libertarian Party proudly stands for smaller government, lower taxes and more freedom.

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