RE: LP Convention notes
- Ray Holtorf wrote:
of the Libertarian Party. I would be>The best thing that can happen to libertarianism is
>absolutely THRILLED if the so-calledConstitution
>Party took off and bled off the flakyreligious
>zealots from the Republican Party. Don't you thinkpeople with political experience know that? The
>LP is the worst thingthat ever happened to
>libertarians because it segregated andmarginalized
>our philosophy.As someone who was very actively involved with theLP for five years, I tend to agree with this perspective.If the LP actually had a real purpose other than mentalmasturbation, I'd be much more inclined to support it.Winning elections is not the priority and it never hasbeen. :(Morton Blackwell of the Leadership Institute once said,"You owe it to your principles and core values to getelected." He realized that, unless you have the power,you can't be a real player. The RLC has the potentialto be a real player; the LP will always be on the side-lines discussing -- not acting.
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