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Why is Trump a better altenative than Johnson?

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Republicans who cant vote for Hillary and cant stand the thought of Trump being president do have an alternative--Gary Johnson. Why aren't Trump haters like Romney and Cristal and the #NeverTrump folks lining up to support the libertarian ticket this fall?
 

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Republicans who cant vote for Hillary and cant stand the thought of Trump being president do have an alternative--Gary Johnson. Why aren't Trump haters like Romney and Cristal and the #NeverTrump folks lining up to support the libertarian ticket this fall?

While they may have Trump, they will not want to give the LP play as it could then consistently draw from its base, threatening the power of the GOP. It's better, in their mind, to take the short term loss, regroup, and come back.
 

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Republicans who cant vote for Hillary and cant stand the thought of Trump being president do have an alternative--Gary Johnson. Why aren't Trump haters like Romney and Cristal and the #NeverTrump folks lining up to support the libertarian ticket this fall?

Splitting the GOP vote assures that HRC will win.
 

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While they may have Trump, they will not want to give the LP play as it could then consistently draw from its base, threatening the power of the GOP. It's better, in their mind, to take the short term loss, regroup, and come back.

That makes sense. But if Trump continues to self-destruct and fall in the polls, the obvious beneficiary will be the Libertarian party. It would be great if Johnson could actually make the stage the debates.
 

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Republicans who cant vote for Hillary and cant stand the thought of Trump being president do have an alternative--Gary Johnson. Why aren't Trump haters like Romney and Cristal and the #NeverTrump folks lining up to support the libertarian ticket this fall?
I have thought exactly the same myself! Gary Johnson ought to be a very good alternative for those GOPs who do not like Trump. Gary Johnson stands for real American values - right to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness the original way. He is the best president candidate I ever have experienced in my adult life.
 
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