Thursday, May 29, 2008

Bob Barr Wins Libertarian Nomination

The Libertarian Party held its national convention over the weekend. Former Republican Congressman Bob Barr won the nomination after six ballots. He defeated left-libertarian Mary Ruwart after third-place finisher Wayne Allyn Root endorsed Barr. Root won the vice-presidential nomination.

Barr served in Congress 1994-2002. He is best-known for being a leader in the fight to impeach President Clinton. He is pro-life and pro-gun, supports border security and civil liberties, and opposes the war in Iraq. He is on the boards of the National Rifle Association and American Conservative Union.

His campaign site is here:

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