Donald Trump Is Appealing to “Racist” Voters, Says Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson

Posted: July 15, 2015 in Uncategorized

Donald Trump Is Appealing to “Racist” Voters, Says Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson

Reason Magazine ^ | July 15, 2015 | Nick Gillespie & Meredith Bragg

Posted on 7/15/2015, 3:59:34 PM by 2ndDivisionVet

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Donald Trump “is appealing to a segment I’ll just label racist,” says Gary Johnson, a former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico and the 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate. “It exists and it’s out there.”

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“I don’t want to have anything to do with it,” says Johnson. “It embarrasses me. The electorate will paint the entire Republican Party with a broad brush as a result of Trump and it won’t be positive.” Johnson started the 2012 campaign as a Republican before switching to the LP and pulling 1.2 million votes and 1 percent of ballots cast in the general election, recent highs for a Libertarian candidate.

In announcing his presidential campaign in June, Trump asserted that, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.” Although he allowed that “some, I assume, are good people,” NBC and other business associates cut ties the New York-based billionaire….

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