Gary Johnson & William Weld: Can Liberty Win the White House?
Editor in Chief, Reason Magazine
Matt Welch is editor-in-chief of Reason, the libertarian magazine of "Free Minds and Free Markets." He is co-author of The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What's Wrong With America, which Tyler Cowen called "the up-to-date statement of libertarianism." Welch also wrote the 2007 book McCain: The Myth of a Maverick. Under Welch's leadership Reason has won three first-place Maggie... Read More →
Presidential Candidate, Libertarian Party
A two-term governor of New Mexico from 1995-2003, Gary Johnson has been a consistent advocate for limited, efficient government and personal liberty. As the Libertarian candidate for President in 2012, he received more votes than any Libertarian candidate in history. An outspoken pro-Constitution libertarian, Johnson opposes American involvement in foreign conflicts with no clear U.S. interest. He opposes the failed multi-billion dollar war on... Read More →
Vice Presidential Candidate, Libertarian Party
Bill Weld was elected Governor of Massachusetts in 1990 with 51% of the vote, and re-elected in 1994 with 71% of the vote. While in office, Bill cut taxes 21 times, including a phase out of the long term capital gains tax, and did not permit any tax increases. In 1992 he was rated the most fiscally conservative governor in the United States by the Wall Street Journal. During his first term, the unemployment rate in... Read More →