Can the Weird Turn Pro?


Libertarian Party-watcher–and former Michael Badnarik in 2004 staffer–Thomas Knapp wonders if the LP could stand another Badnarik run for president, given some of his particularly eccentric views on income taxes and drivers licenses, in the aftermath of what just might be a very impressive showing in Badnarik's run for Congress this year. I wrote for Reason an I-was-there account of Badnarik's amazing and unexpected winning of the LP presidential nomination back in June 2004.