This week, CNN/ORC released a new poll showing 2 percent of voters would vote for Green Party candidate Jill Stein over President Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson. Yesterday, Ms. Stein’s campaign sent out a press release touting this “remarkable” result.
“People are starting to realize that they have a choice in the upcoming election, and that choice includes a presidential candidate who is not a pawn of Wall Street,” Ms. Stein said. “Voters want a Green New Deal for America, and Cheri Honkala and I are offering that.”
Today, political types were feuding with each other. Here’s our roundup of the day’s best Tweets from the campaign trail.
Libertarian presidential nominee and former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson released an online commercial today in which he compared America to a watermelon, highlighted a quote about himself from an article he previously described as “just wrong” and encouraged people to “Google: Governor Gary Johnson.”
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson was something of the star of the most recent G.O.P. debate with his line about how his dogs have created more shovel-ready jobs than Barack Obama. He needed the boost; despite a healthy attitude about success and failure Johnson has languished in the polls, so much so in fact that the debate was the first one he had been invited to attend.
But now, look out world: the former New Mexico governor has garnered the backing of New York political consultant Roger Stone.
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