Who Is Ned Fenton Roscoe?


Well, as of 1:30 p.m. California time, Ned Fenton Roscoe is the only Libertarian to have qualified for the recall ballot (among a total of 14 candidates overall). His platform? Smokers' rights.

"I want to be a candidate for governor so that smokers will get more power," Roscoe said Friday. […]

Roscoe, of Napa, footed most of the bill for the Proposition 28 campaign in 2000, which aimed to repeal recently imposed tobacco taxes but garnered only 28 percent of the statewide vote.

He's also president of Cigarettes Cheaper!, a national discount-smokes chain. I figure any sworn enemy of Rob Reiner makes my shortlist….