What May We Expect from the Libertarian Party in 2012?
Back in 2008 I too thought Nader ran the most encouraging campaign of all the third party candidates, if only for his advocacy of the case against war.
Looking ahead to 2012, what is the chance that the Libertarian Party will make the case against war a top priority of its campaign? I invite readers who know more about the LP than I do, to share their thoughts on this topic here at Liberty & Power.
comments powered by Disqus
Mark Brady - 11/23/2010
Fair enough. I posted this hoping you would contribute to the debate. Thank you.
Less Antman - 11/23/2010
I hate to be so prosaic, Mark, but the answer to your question is still to be determined. The 2010 national convention suggested a strong rejection of the execrable 2008 campaign and a renewed emphasis on military non-intervention as a core principle, but the LP is small enough that it will depend mainly on who the 2012 presidential nominee is, and the man most often named as the best plausible candidate to carry an antiwar banner just died yesterday.
- Senate has a secret book of rules
- How the Vikings Saved Europe and Got a Terrible Reputation
- Hard Hats On: Members of the Media Tour Exhibits under Construction at the National Museum of American History
- Shaman dancers, coolies and suffragettes: rare photos of 1900s Beijing discovered from Austrian archive
- England's King Richard III died painfully on battlefield
- Pro-Israel groups going after federal support of Middle East Studies
- 100th Anniversary of Beard's 'An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution' commemorated
- University of Illinois Bigwig to Native American Studies scholar Jean O’Brien: Drop Dead
- 2 of 21 MacArthur Fellows for 2014 are historians
- Ken Burns electrifies Jon Stewart show