Friday, January 18, 2013

Libertarian enters Florida Governor’s race

Libertarian enters Governor’s race | | Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander:

January 18, 2013 - "PALM HARBOR: America's third-largest political party will be fielding a challenge to Governor Rick Scott and presumptive Democrat nominee Charlie Crist in the 2014 election. Florida Libertarian Party Chairman Adrian Wyllie officially announced his candidacy for Governor last week.

"Following the trail blazed by Presidential candidates Ron Paul and Gary Johnson in 2012, Wyllie has a platform focused on economic freedom, individual liberty, and the Constitution. In one of his first campaign stops at the Lake City Tea Party last Thursday, Wyllie took a strong stand against what he sees as an overreaching federal government.

"'I promise that, if elected, I will defend all Floridians from any unconstitutional Congressional act, executive order or United Nations mandate,' said Wyllie. He also blamed Gov. Rick Scott for 'rolling over' to the Obama administration on federal health care mandates and federal gun control."

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