Election 2012

Johnson Predicts Obama Victory

It'll suck, either way


Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson said Monday he thinks President Barack Obama will defeat Mitt Romney to win a second term.

"I think Obama's going to win, that's what I think," Johnson told POLITICO in an interview. "[My vote is] really spread out, meaning I don't think there's any state that I'm going to do better than another."

Johnson, who's on the ballot in 48 states and the District of Columbia, hovers in single digits in the polls. The former two-term New Mexico governor declined to single out any state where he expected to do particularly well but said he had no regrets about how he ran his campaign.

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  1. I’m a Gary Johnson supporter who certainly agrees. It could just as well go Obama’s way tomorrow night. I can only take comfort in the fact we’ll only have four extra years under Obama, as opposed to a possible eight more under an equally incompetent buffoon like Romney.

  2. I don’t know about France, but I wish Gary Johnson was seen as an unpinned (political) grenade. Maybe then the major parties would pay attention to his message. And Ron Paul and Rand Paul and so on. Until then, the best we can do is vote for him.

    Somehow our finances have to be gotten in order, or it’s not going to matter who’s president. “Yeah, I win! I’m the leader of the most bankrupt nation on earth!”

    Personally, I don’t understand how anyone could vote for Obama. Romney might be better, probably on economics, but maybe not. If not for Gary Johnson I’d either vote for Romney (because the democrats really need a whupping, especially after ObamaCare), or almost as likely, just stay home.

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