Over at The Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz reports that this Thursday's GOP debate in Orlando, Florida will now feature a second libertarian:
Gary Johnson, the Republican presidential candidate who has labored in obscurity, is about to get his moment in the spotlight—for one night, at least. […]
The former New Mexico governor won the right to participate, according to Fox sources, by cracking 1 percent in the latest five national polls in which he was included—Fox News, CNN, McClatchy-Marist, ABC, and Quinnipiac—which was the criterion the network had set for inclusion.
Johnson is a quirky character, a libertarian who wants to legalize marijuana and is opposed to a border fence to stop illegal immigration.
Nice of Kurtz to delete the phrase "because he's" between "character," and "a"….
Here's the transcript from the first GOP debate of this presidential season, in which Johnson participated.