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Welcome back to presidential race well you know it's tightening up the poll showing Mitt Romney and President Obama neck and neck.
But the president actually rooting.
For libertarian candidate Gary Johnson hoping he will peel away votes from Mitt Romney.
The former governors here now he says the president you know what is going to be wasting his time governor Johnson winning me.
Yeah well I think I dig as many votes away from Obama has Romney may be more votes away from Obama than Romney in people care about civil liberties people care about getting out of the war.
People care about balancing the budget and tax reform.
The fact that we do have crony capitalism in this country.
Singer say if you're given a fair shake in this campaign he would be getting as much of the electorate as Mitt Romney is that -- thing.
Well I think I think I would get it from -- Obama like I say the same way I think that.
I think these are big issues facing the country and that neither party is really addressing these issues.
I just heard the other day -- that -- sixteen trillion dollars in debt.
Eight and a half trillion of that is the Democrats can claim responsibility for seven and a half trillion of that.
Republicans claimed responsibility for a -- Kerry when he getting -- -- guarantee behind the scenes of the White House you're being positioned as this year's Ralph Nader.
In other words the gentleman who basically -- the election for Al Gore against George W.
And Romney's political director has said look a -- for Gary Johnson is a vote to reelect President Obama what do you make of that.
Well I think it's just it's it's baloney -- look I'm gonna comment Obama hard from the left.
Civil liberties nominee come around me hard from the right dollars and cents balance the federal budget now.
And I think Americans need to vote their conscience.
Look -- making the case I'm not the third choice I'm the only choice you want things that change in America.
Voting for a Republican or a Democrat so what's the what's the definition of insanity I mean that's my bitch.
All right but you know what the president is basically -- and so this is what we're hearing.
That you know he's having trouble getting above 50% in states that he won comfortably in 2000.
In other than the prior election.
Any issue with Colorado and Virginia there are some of those states where he's possibly think in his strategists are thinking.
Month maybe giving people a civil libertarians and no states will poll for Gary Johnson and ruin it -- -- -- Ronnie and I would get less than fifty.
And win those states anyway what do you make of that strategy.
Well just the fact that there are other states that have been pulled New Mexico being one of them -- -- take more votes away from Obama than Romney so.
I'd like to be labeled as somebody please visit weight in Mexico's not a swing state.
Well New Mexico is a state that's two to one Democrat and I'm taking more votes away from Obama -- Romney.
Look I'd like I'd like to be labeled as the spoiler Liz I'd like people to get on my website Gary Johnson.
Dot com and check -- out seeing if there really is a third choice here.
And I'm gonna -- -- I'm gonna reiterate I'm not the third choice I think I'm the only choice we got big problems facing this country.
And neither one of the two parties are addressing those issues -- yeah.
Out of the war and the war balance the budget.
So you saying here sir elected John Anderson in 1980 at a time when Jimmy Carter.
Was basically not doing enough to basically battle high unemployment stagflation sort of what we're enduring now do you see yourself like that that you are you saying to the -- out there hey folks.
I would take more votes away from President Obama not that -- Well I think you can make that case but I think people out of vote their vote who they believe in look.
Ross Perot maybe let's give him credit for.
For reducing spending and balancing the budget let's give Ross Perot credit for.
Revolution that did genuinely brought that about.
Look change in America comes from you and I as voters.
Actually voting for who we believe in that's how we change things are right libertarian candidate.
Kerry Johnson so good to be the next they're good luck with your campaign Liz thank you very much.