Gary Johnson a 'nonfactor,' Priebus says

Gary Johnson a 'nonfactor,' Priebus says

There are 5 comments on the KMBC-TV story from Oct 7, 2012, titled Gary Johnson a 'nonfactor,' Priebus says. In it, KMBC-TV reports that:

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said he's not concerned that Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson will tip the scales in November.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at KMBC-TV.

Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#1 Oct 7, 2012
It's too bad. Like Ross Perot and RON PAUL, Johnson is RIGHT!

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#2 Oct 7, 2012
Makes sense wrote:
It's too bad. Like Ross Perot and RON PAUL, Johnson is RIGHT!
agreed.
(and I'm still voting for Johnson)
conservative crapola

Whitehall, PA

#3 Oct 7, 2012
Non-factor? Really?

"Zogby, Rasmussen, Gallup, CNN/Opinion Research, New York Times, Washington Post, LATimes, ABC, and CBS Polling Organizations all KNOW that 3% or 6% or 9% of the vote for Libertarian Presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson in these states could easily cost Romney 74 Electoral Votes – and the 2012 Presidential election"

hahahahahahahaha

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#4 Oct 7, 2012
conservative crapola wrote:
Non-factor? Really?
"Zogby, Rasmussen, Gallup, CNN/Opinion Research, New York Times, Washington Post, LATimes, ABC, and CBS Polling Organizations all KNOW that 3% or 6% or 9% of the vote for Libertarian Presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson in these states could easily cost Romney 74 Electoral Votes – and the 2012 Presidential election"
hahahahahahahaha
Obama-Benghazi-Impeach

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#5 Oct 8, 2012
He really is not a factor because the Commission on Presidential Debates will not allow him into the debates.

The Commission has 2 chairs that oversee it.

Paul Kirk: Former DNC chairman
Frank Fahrenkopf: Fromer RNC Chairman

After the 1988 incident in the debates when Daddy Bush fumbled over a question from the audience in a town hall style debate. The D's and R's got together and created the Commission on Presidential Debates. This Commission determines who can and cannot be int he debates. Thus limiting the the people in a fair choice with specific views that will be given to the public.

The Commission also supplies all rules. After 1998, it is a rule set forth by the Commission that the candidates cannot ask questions of one another. A rule Gore violated against Baby Boy Bush where Bush asked Jim Lerher to move onto the next questions.

In a town hall setting, the Commission also approves the questions from the audience prior to debate and the moderator must call upon on one of the pre-approved questions.

There is no debate with the rules and agreements made between the D's and R's and the Commission.

There Commission has also changed the rules to allow other candidates into the debates. Here are the rules, there are only 3:

1. Candidate must qualify per Presidential requirements in the constitution
2. Candidate must have ballot access in enough states to allow for a mathematical possibility to win enough electoral college votes
3. Candidate must have 15% popular vote from 5 polling agencies.

Now here is where it gets dirty. The polling agencies that are completely controlled or influenced by the D's and R's (look at Rasmussen for instance and Mr Rasmussen's ties to the RNC) will not even add a 3rd party candidate to the polling data.

So in essence, a person like Gary Johnson who has ballot access in 47 states and the other 3 are under law suits to add (Penn, due to the Republican's blocking ballot access) onto the ballot.

The game is rigged. Completely rigged and the people get screwed. They know more about who was voted off Dancing with the stars instead of what is going on right in front of their eyes.

Interesting breakdown on the commission on Presidential Debates. Look at what they have done since 1988.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

US News Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Dean steps out of DNC race; Ellison says he may... 3 min Kiss6729 2
News Corker Applauds Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling ... (Jul '14) 7 min Coconutz3878 4
News Trump Isn't Bluffing, He'll Deport 11 Million P... (May '16) 9 min MikeyDJT2imbeciles 14,596
News Tent jails, pink undies: Odd choices for New Ar... 11 min Dolly1510 7
News Wisconsin Dems Slam Trump Backers 15 min Crushy9254 75
News Trump win casts pall of uncertainty over Asia 18 min LovePotion4470 45
News White House announces support for women in mili... 23 min Cupcake4854 17
News The President has failed us (Jun '12) 37 min Rico from East Lo... 403,777
Election 'Fox News Sunday' to Host Kentucky Senate Debate (Oct '10) 1 hr Jay 253,079
News Trump soaks up the adulation, brags about victory 1 hr GrowUp 73
News Barack Obama, our next President (Nov '08) 2 hr Cheech the Conser... 1,458,229
News As anger over election of Donald Trump erupts, ... 2 hr Patriot 2,939
More from around the web